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FDI will help create 1 crore new jobs in retail: Government


September 21st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government Friday claimed that foreign direct investment (FDI) will help create over 1 crore (10 million) new jobs in the retail sector and benefit ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes bill against sexual harassment at workplace


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Taking it a step towards making a safe workplace a reality for women, the Lok Sabha Monday passed a bill which would protect women, including ... Read more...

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BJP’s J. Shantha allowed to vote in presidential poll


July 12th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday allowed J. Shantha, whose election as the BJP MP from Karnataka's Bellary constituency has been set aside, to exercise her ... Read more...

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Director complains against actress Padmapriya


July 11th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) Director M.A. Nishad Wednesday filed a complaint against actress Padmapriya that she did not cooperate with him while shooting for his film "No 66 Madhura Bus".Nishad ... Read more...

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Insurance regulator slaps Rs.1.5 million fine on IndusInd Bank


July 6th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) Thursday slapped a fine of Rs.1.5 million on private IndusInd Bank for violation of corporate agency regulations.IndusInd Bank is ... Read more...

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‘Pranab resigned from Indian Statistical Institute June 20′


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee had resigned as honorary chairman of the Indian Statistical Institute June 20, a week ahead of stepping down as finance minister and ... Read more...

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HDFC Standard Life Insurance fined Rs.1.47 crore


June 28th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 28 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) slapped a fine of Rs.1.47 crore on HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company.Passing the penalty order, which was made public ... Read more...

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Apex court suspends vote recount in Bellary Lok Sabha poll


June 26th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday suspended the recounting of votes that was directed by the Karnataka High court when it set aside the election of ... Read more...

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Odisha hikes remuneration of home guards


June 12th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 12 (IANS) Odisha Tuesday hiked the daily remuneration of its home guards by Rs.50 to keep it at par with their counterparts in neighbouring states, officials said.A home ... Read more...

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Anganwadi workers’ pay may go up again


April 24th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Planning Commission is thinking of raising the remuneration of Anganwadi workers, who currently earn Rs.3,000 a month."We need to dignify the ICDS (Integrated Child ... Read more...

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ICC requests Clive Lloyd to continue


April 16th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked West Indies great Clive Lloyd to continue as the chairman of the cricket committee until the executive board reviews ... Read more...

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Akshay talks business, says make your own films


April 15th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar may be seen just as an entertainer, but he has got his finger on the pulse of movie business. He ... Read more...

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New protocol to help Indians workers in UAE


April 4th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Aiming to streamline the registration of 1.7 million Indian contract workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), India and the UAE Wednesday signed a protocol ... Read more...

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Odisha peon found with Rs.70 lakh illegal property


March 15th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 15 (IANS) Searches at the homes and offices of a peon and his family in Odisha have revealed that he had amassed property worth over Rs.70 lakh, an ... Read more...

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Apex court restores Bihar MP’s Lok Sabha membership (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday set aside a Patna High Court order quashing the election of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Lok Sabha member Mangani Lal Mandal from ... Read more...

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Maharashtra BJP legislators burn paddy in assembly, one suspended


December 13th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 13 (IANS) Uproarious scenes continued in the Maharashtra assembly for the second consecutive day Tuesday with some Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators burning paddy inside the legislature ... Read more...

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Chavan meets PM on Ambedkar memorial, farmers


December 9th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Friday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and discussed two critical issues confronting Maharashtra -- remuneration for farmers and the allotment ... Read more...

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Bangladesh speaker, MPs to pay income tax


November 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) The Bangladesh cabinet decided Monday to make it mandatory for the parliament speaker, deputy speaker and MPs to pay taxes on their remuneration.The cabinet approved ... Read more...

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Kerala producers call off film shootings from Saturday


November 11th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 11 (IANS) Film shootings scheduled to start Saturday have been halted as production costs have shot up dramatically, an emergency meeting of the Kerala Film Producers Association decided ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi to return excess money to organisers


October 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Following allegations that she had inflated travel expenses when invited by NGOs for seminars, Team Anna member Kiran Bedi Monday said members of her trust ... Read more...

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It was for the cause: Bedi on inflated reimbursements


October 20th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Team Anna found itself in another controversy Thursday with its key member Kiran Bedi defending herself against allegations that she inflated travel bills when ... Read more...

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Bedi should stop giving lectures on corruption: Agnivesh


October 20th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Kiran Bedi, a key Team Anna member, should stay away from public life till an inquiry clears her of allegations that she charged inflated travel ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi should come clean, says Digvijay Singh


October 20th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress leader Digvijay Singh Thursday asked Kiran Bedi, a close associate of Anna Hazare, to come clean on allegations that she inflated travel expenses ... Read more...

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India Inc cautious on new hiring: Survey


October 16th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) India Inc is cautious on new hirings due to economic uncertainties as only half of the people terminated or who resigned in 2010 found new ... Read more...

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Tigmanshu’s idea for ‘Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 2′


October 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Tigmanshu Dhulia, director of this week's well-received "Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster" had a "germ" of an idea of its sequel even before the release of the ... Read more...

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Greater Noida township deadlock continues


September 13th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 13 (IANS) Farmers from Greater Noida and the Gautam Budh Nagar district administration Tuesday failed to reach a compromise over an upcoming township of Ansal API here.A ... Read more...

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Rural ministry refuses to suspend rural jobs scheme


August 14th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The rural development ministry has turned down an appeal from the agriculture ministry to suspend the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) during ... Read more...

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3 lakh faculty shortage


August 10th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The findings of an HRD ministry taskforce Tuesday said the estimated faculty shortage at present in colleges is around three lakh."The task force takes note ... Read more...

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Event agency’s charges for CWG ceremonies unjustified: CAG


August 5th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) While commending the "spectacular success" of the opening and closing ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report said the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh approves ordinance absorbing SPOs in police


July 28th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 27 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh cabinet Wednesday approved an ordinance to absorb the special police officers (SPOs) posted in Maoist areas into the regular police force.Briefing about the cabinet ... Read more...

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Hiring picks up on positive growth outlook


July 2nd, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The gloom of economic crisis on the job market is over. Most people who lost their jobs in 2009 have either been re-hired by their ... Read more...

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Patnaik moves centre for workers detained in South Africa


July 1st, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has sought the central government's intervention for the release of 23 workers allegedly detained in South Africa by a contractor, officials ... Read more...

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Anganwadi health workers’ honorarium to be doubled


July 1st, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The monthly remuneration of over 11 lakh anganwadi community health workers would doubled with retrospective effect from April 1, the cabinet committee on economic ... Read more...

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Swede Johansson set to be India’s table tennis coach


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Swedish Anders Johansson is set to take over as India's table tennis coach. The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has recommended Johansson's name to ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to set up ITIs in Maoist-hit districts


May 28th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 28 (IANS) Chhattisgarh will set up seven Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in Maoist-hit districts in a bid to stop youths from joining the rebels, officials said Saturday."The central ... Read more...

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