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Northeast seeks special package for industry, tourism


January 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Itanagar, Jan 19 (IANS) The northeastern states have asked for a special "connectivity and communication package" to attract investment and boost tourism and industrial development in the region, officials ... Read more...

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AMRI fire Tripura victim’s body found after 12 days


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 22 (IANS) The mutilated body of a Tripura man, who went missing after the AMRI Hospital fire Dec 9, has been found at the morgue of SSKM ... Read more...

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Apex court gives bail to suspended Gujarat bureaucrat (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday granted bail to suspended Gujarat Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Pradip Sharma, who is in jail for alleged involvement in a ... Read more...

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Protest at Andhra Bhavan against assault on employee


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Around 100 employees of the Andhra Pradesh Bhavan here Friday staged an angry demonstration on the premises to protest the assault on a ... Read more...

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Telangana leader slaps Andhra Bhavan official (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) A day after a man committed suicide in New Delhi in support of a separate Telangana, a Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader Thursday ... Read more...

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TRS leader slaps Andhra Bhavan official in Delhi


July 21st, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A day after a man committed suicide in the capital for Telangana, a Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader Thursday slapped and abused an employee ... Read more...

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Himachal’s Saach Pass reopens after seven months


June 30th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), June 30 (IANS) The snowbound Saach Pass, gateway to the adventure tourism destination of Pangi Valley in Himachal Pradesh, has reopened to traffic after seven months of ... Read more...

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Younger Goans in Portugal prefer movies to culture


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 2 (IANS) Younger generations of Portuguese citizens of Goan origin would "rather go watch a movie", than listen to stories and facts about their Goan heritage, feels a ... Read more...

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Punjab sets up rehabilitation cell for Libya returnees


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 2 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday set up a rehabilitation cell in the state headquarters here to help migrants of Punjab-origin returning from strife-torn Libya."To facilitate the rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Libyan crisis: India seeks aircraft landing rights in Sehba


February 28th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Monday said that India had sought aircraft landing rights in Sehba in interior Libya, where over 1000 Indians have been stranded.Talking to ... Read more...

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67 more Indians return from Libya


February 28th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb.28 (ANI): A third batch of 67 Indians arrived in Mumbai from Libya early on Monday morning. So far, over 550 Indians have returned from strife-torn Libya on special Air India ... Read more...

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Indians evacuated from Libya praise government


February 27th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.27 (ANI): Indians evacuated from trouble-ridden Libya have praised the Central Government and the Indian embassy in Tripoli for its assistance.Speaking to the media, Surendra singh Chauhan, one of the ... Read more...

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East Delhi building collapse kills 16 natives of Bihar


November 17th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI): At least sixteen natives of Bihar were killed in the four-storey building that collapsed in East Delhi's congested Lalita Park locality on Monday night."We have identified a ... Read more...

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UIDAI signs MoU with Meghalaya Government


July 27th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Meghalaya Government on Tuesday detailing the implementation of the UID Project in ... Read more...

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Government building gutted in Himachal


July 16th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) A wooden building housing the office of resident commissioner of Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district was gutted in a massive fire early Friday, an official said. No one was ... Read more...

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Will run golf club, Kerala tells court


June 15th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Kerala government Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that it would "manage and conduct" Trivandrum Golf Club (TGC) after terminating the tie-up with the existing licencee. The state ... Read more...

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Himachal road reopens after six months


June 15th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 15 (IANS) The Saach Pass, the gateway to the Pangi Valley in Himachal Pradesh, has reopened to traffic after six long months, an official said Tuesday. "The snow clearing operation on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Flashfloods in Himachal snap road link with Kashmir


May 30th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 30 (IANS) Flashfloods in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district due to thawing of glaciers and incessant rains have snapped road connectivity with neighbouring Jammu and Kashmir, an ... Read more...

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Judicial probe into tribals’ displacement in Orissa’s Kaling Nagar demanded


May 13th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): A group of eminent citizens on Thursday met the Resident Commissioner of Orissa in the national capital to convey their resentment over State Government's high handedness in ... Read more...

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Naga students target Manipur Bhavan over Muivah visit


May 7th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Around 300 Naga students and activists pelted stones at Manipur Bhavan in the national capital Friday evening and tried to storm it to protest the Manipur government's ... Read more...

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U.S. House passes HR2499 - Puerto Rico Democracy Act


April 30th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. House voted Thursday to allow Puerto Ricans to decide their own political future and relationship with the United States.The bill will bring America's promise of ... Read more...

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U.S. House ready to vote on HR2499 - Puerto Rico Democracy Act


April 30th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. House is ready to vote on H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act, the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration said on Thursday. The bill would help ... Read more...

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Ceasefire with Meghalaya rebel group extended


March 24th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 23 (IANS) The central government Tuesday extended the ceasefire with the outlawed Achik National Volunteers Council, a powerful rebel group in Meghalaya, by another three months till June 22. ... Read more...

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Three buried under snow in Himachal


February 10th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 10 (IANS) Three members of a family have died in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district after being buried under snow, an official said Wednesday. The dead included two children. All three died ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Road connectivity in upper Himachal areas hit after snow


February 8th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 8 (IANS) Heavy to moderate snowfall in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh Monday disrupted road connectivity in the state, an official here said. "The traffic on National Highway 22 ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall in Manali cheers skiers


February 8th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 8 (IANS) Lovers of winter sports are thrilled as the Himalayan tourist resort of Manali and its nearby areas in Himachal Pradesh have been receiving heavy snowfall since early ... Read more...

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Kashmir spikes plan to set up counter-terror unit (Lead)


January 3rd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 3 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has abandoned the plan to set up an elite anti-terrorism unit in the insurgency-riven state, five months after the formation ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s elite counter-terror squad disbanded


January 3rd, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 3 (IANS) The plan to set up an elite anti-terrorism group in insurgency-riven Jammu and Kashmir has been shelved, five months after the formation of the squad was announced, a ... Read more...

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Three Jammu police officers suspended


September 19th, 2009 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Three senior police officers were Friday suspended for allegedly tampering with evidence in a murder case in Jammu city. The home department issued suspension orders of senior superintendent of ... Read more...

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Andhra Bhavan to hold meeting to condole YSR’s death


September 3rd, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Andhra Bhavan in the national capital will hold a condolence meeting following the death of chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy in a helicopter crash. "The condolence meet ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Missing chopper was not airworthy: sources


September 2nd, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Bell 430 helicopter that went missing Wednesday with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on board was not airworthy and was pulled out of the ... Read more...

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Chief minister’s remarks misinterpreted: Mizoram government


June 26th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Pu Lalthanhawla's remarks have been misinterpreted and he "did not even distantly suggest" that he was a victim of racism in his own country, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh reshuffles 11 IAS officers


May 31st, 2009 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 30 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government Saturday reshuffled 11 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers including four district collectors. In an order issued by the general administration department, R. ... Read more...

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Activists in capital protest Mangalore pub incident


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Demanding immediate re-arrest of the 28 accused in the Mangalore pub incident, who are out on bail, and a stop to all moral policing that mainly targets ... Read more...

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Delhi NGOs to protest Mangalore pub incident Tuesday


February 2nd, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Terming last month's Mangalore pub incident in which some young women were beaten up in the name of moral policing as "a black spot on women's rights", ... Read more...

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