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Indian Navy to get new budget control system

August 10th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In a revolutionary step to speed up its budgetary processes and macro-manage public funds, the Indian Navy will Saturday launch its force-wide automated Financial Information ... Read more...

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Power for Maharashtra - tourist town gets pre-paid meters

April 7th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Mahabaleshwar, April 7 (IANS) For the first time in this highly industrialised state, a pilot project to install 3,000 pre-paid electric meters has been launched in Mahabaleshwar hill station in ... Read more...

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Cooperate on GST, Pranab urges states (Lead)

August 5th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday urged Rajya Sabha members to push their state governments for a goods and services tax (GST) regime, a day afer the ... Read more...

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Researchers Discover “Malaria-Proof” Mosquito

July 19th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Tuscan, July 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) To save the world from the killer disease; "Malaria", University Of Arizona scientists have developed "Super Mosquito". Reportedly, the mosquito happens to be a genetically ... Read more...

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No differences with government on food security bill: Congress

April 5th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Congress Monday said there were no differences between the party and government on the national food security bill and both were working for the "most ... Read more...

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Now free emergency treatment at Assam’s private hospitals

April 3rd, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, April 3 (IANS) Imagine a heart attack or a road accident victim being wheeled into a private hospital and the family members worrying not about the patient's health ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh jails to get video-conferencing facility

March 27th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) Jails in Uttar Pradesh will soon be equipped with video-conferencing facility to help undertrials attend proceedings without being taken to courts. "We had been planning to find some way ... Read more...

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Equal Opportunities Commission is on its way: Khurshid

February 4th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Equal Opportunities Commission that will deal with discrimination on the basis of religion, caste, gender and language, is on way to becoming a reality, Minister for ... Read more...

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Now, get Panjab University attendance records on SMS

December 14th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 14 (IANS) Bunking classes at the Panjab University would not be a cake-walk any more. Students' attendance records and academic performance would be available to parents through an SMS. Three students ... Read more...

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Scheme to tackle malnutrition launched in Madhya Pradesh

November 4th, 2009 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 3 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday launched the "Sanjha Chulha" (community kitchen) scheme, which he termed a "revolutionary step" towards the challenge of eradicating malnutrition. ... Read more...

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Scientist Tweets using only his mind!

April 25th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Taking a revolutionary step towards modern communication technologies, a doctoral student posted a status update on the social networking Web site Twitter - only by thinking about it.Adam ... Read more...

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Money power, nepotism obstructing youth entry into politics: Rahul

February 8th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Sunday said dominance of money power and nepotism was obstructing the entry of youth in politics. "The youth want to join politics but ... Read more...

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Human trial of stem cell therapy for stroke patients begins in UK

January 19th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Taking a revolutionary step in stem cell research, scientists in the UK will be injecting stem cells into patients to try to repair brain damage in stroke ... Read more...

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Now double bladed bats for Twenty20 cricket

November 13th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 13 (IANS) Twenty20 fever is now catching up with bat makers, who are now trying to coming up with a design to enable batsmen to hit the ball with both ... Read more...

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Quota verdict - a mixed electoral bag for Congress?

April 10th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court verdict upholding the law to provide 27 percent quotas for backward class students in government-run institutions of higher learning may force the Congress to ... Read more...

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Sonia seeks votes for Congress on loan waiver plank

March 1st, 2008 - 8:55 pm ICT by admin
Dimapur (Nagaland), Mar. 1 (ANI): UPA Chairperson and Congress party president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday reiterated that the budget proposals for 2008-09 were historic and revolutionary in content, and had addressed every ... Read more...

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Budget will take healthcare to rural areas: industry

February 29th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) The healthcare industry has welcomed the union budget presented Friday, saying it provides an incentive to take quality healthcare to semi-urban and rural areas. "Tax holiday for hospitals ... Read more...

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India gets populist election budget, loan waiver to farmers

February 29th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by admin
(Evening Lead) By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Promising to spur growth with equity, India's Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram Friday unveiled a Rs.7,508 billion/$185-billion national budget that includes a massive loan waiver ... Read more...

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Congress hails budget; Left, opposition term it populist

February 29th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by admin
(Political reaction Roundup)New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) As Congress leaders brought truckloads of farmers to party president Sonia Gandhi's home Friday to thank her for the loan waiver in this year's budget, ... Read more...

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Farmers loan waiver a revolutionary step: Sonia Gandhi

February 29th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 29 (ANI): UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi today termed the waiver of 40 million poor farmers loans as a historic and revolutionary step. Sonia Gandhi told farmers who met her after ... Read more...

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Fares cut, profits soar in Lalu’s fifth rail budget

February 26th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup) By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Across the board reduction in fares, better hygiene, focus on punctuality, new routes, better coaches and mobile ticketing - the millions of train travellers could ... Read more...

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