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President to visit Bihar early October


August 30th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 30 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Bihar in the first week of October to launch a road map on agriculture prepared by the state government, an ... Read more...

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Mehbooba seeks positive approach on Kashmir problem


August 29th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Mehbooba Mufti, president of the Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party (PDP), Wednesday told British High Commissioner James Bevan here that there has to be a ... Read more...

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IMG-Reliance plan football academy, stadiums’ make-over (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) All India Football Federation's (AIFF) marketing partners IMG-Reliance Thursday proposed a centre for excellence in Baroda and have also come up with a plan to ... Read more...

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AIFF, clubs spar over I-League status


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The turf war over the property rights of the I-League between the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the clubs continues. As things stand, the ... Read more...

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Concerns voiced over draft health chapter of 12th Plan


August 8th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Jan Swasthya Abhiyan, or people's health movement network, has voiced concern over the 12th Five Year Plan document's proposal for restructuring the country's health ... Read more...

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Ogling at bikini belles can cause holiday bust-up


August 8th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Staring lecherously at bikini beauties happens to be the top cause of trouble among holidaying couples abroad, a survey has found.While other causes for conflict included ... Read more...

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BJP plans brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6


July 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a two-day brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6, a party leader said Sunday.Laxmikant Bajpayi, state BJP president, ... Read more...

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President to launch Bihar agriculture map


July 26th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 26 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will launch a road map on agriculture prepared by the Bihar government, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Thursday.Nitish Kumar said he had ... Read more...

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Jairam wants India to be ‘open defecation-free’ in a decade


June 25th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh Monday said that he wanted to make India a nation free of open defecation in a decade's time."At ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pay more for more power in Noida and Ghaziabad


June 19th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) For residents of Noida, Ghaziabad and Uttar Pradesh towns neighbouring the national capital, crippling power woes might soon be a thing of past. Added to it, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IMF chief seeks integrated action to fix financial system


June 9th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) The head of the International Monetary Fund has called for further action to reform the global financial system by strengthening crisis management tools and the overall ... Read more...

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Tax officials meet to discuss effective governance


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will Monday inaugurate here a two-day annual conference of officials from the customs, central excise and service tax deparments that ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth seek demilitarisation, more dialogue


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 3 (IANS) Kashmiris want autonomy, better economic opportunities and removal of "overbearing presence of armed forces from their state", a gathering of Kashmiri youth, activists and separatists said ... Read more...

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FIFA backs reform ‘road map’ at annual congress


May 26th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, May 26 (IANS) Amdist charges of corruption flying thick and fast, delegates at the 62nd FIFA Congress backed measures to reform structures within the world football governing body ... Read more...

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Karan Singh declines comment on interlocutors’ report


May 25th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 25 (IANS) Member of the erstwhile royal family of Jammu and Kashmir and senior Congress leader Karan Singh Friday refused to comment on the report of the three ... Read more...

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NATO endorses Obama’s exit plan from Afghanistan


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 22 (IANS) NATO leaders have endorsed President Barack Obama's plan for the withdrawal of the US-led international military force from Afghanistan by the end of 2014 in ... Read more...

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Akhilesh government to roll out ‘red carpet’ for scribes


April 29th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 29 (IANS) How to create a media-friendly environment in government offices and make maximum information available to journalists? This is a key task for the Akhilesh Yadav ... Read more...

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Wrist watch mobile maker Burg extends footprint to India (With image)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Netherland-based wrist watch mobile phone maker Burg Friday launched three stores in India - two in Delhi and one in Gurgaon - and said it ... Read more...

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The suicide forest of Japan


April 11th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) An evergreen forest at the foot of Japan's Mount Fuji is being dubbed a "suicide forest" because up to 100 bodies of people who kill themselves ... Read more...

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Telecom policy may be announced in May: Sibal


April 10th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) The government will roll out its IT and electronics manufacturing policy soon and hopes to announce the telecom policy in May, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha polls anytime after a year: Mulayam (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday asked his party workers to brace up for the Lok Sabha polls which he predicted could be held ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha polls can happen any time after an year: Mulayam


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday asked his party workers to brace up for the Lok Sabha polls which he predicted could be held ... Read more...

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Akhilesh wants to bring Lucknow, Delhi closer


March 21st, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday asked government officials to prepare a blue print to reduce the distance between New Delhi and Lucknow.The directives were ... Read more...

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Mallya summoned by DGCA to explain Kingfisher status


March 19th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines' Chairman Vijay Mallya has been summoned by the aviation regulator to give a clear outlook for the financially troubled carriers' operations and future ... Read more...

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Kingfisher’s firm operating schedule in a few days: Mallya


March 15th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-led cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines (KFA)Thursday said that it will come up with a firm operating schedule in the next few days."We will come up ... Read more...

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Lokpal debate in first part of budget session: Bansal


March 14th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Lokpal bill will be taken up for debate in the first half of the budget session, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said in ... Read more...

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Government seeks time till March 2013 for 2G licence auction


March 1st, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The central government Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking time till March 2013 for auctioning the 2G licences and allocation of spectrum, cancelled by the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government indecision effecting economy: BJP


February 29th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Hitting out at the government for the country's economic problems, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said it would raise the issue of the ... Read more...

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Girls crumbled under pressure against South Africa: Coach


February 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian women's hockey coach C.R. Kumar admitted that conceding an early goal as early as in the fifth minute put the team under pressure against ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

`Pakistan, India trade talks to give peace a chance’


February 15th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The trade talks between Pakistan and India "indicate the growing strength of those who want peace for an economically prosperous and thriving South Asia", said a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sangakkara wants an urgent review of Sri Lanka cricket


February 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 13 (IANS) Former captain and star batsman Kumar Sangakkara wants an urgent review of Sri Lankan cricket, and has said first class structure should be overhauled on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian IT service industry to cross $100 bn revenue mark


February 8th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India's IT and related services sector will cross $100 billion revenue mark in the current fiscal, but growth may dip in 2012-13 with rising global ... Read more...

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Telecom judgement paves way for policy clarity: Experts


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court's far-reaching judgment cancelling 122 telecom licences issued in 2008, experts said Friday the larger implications of this will finally ... Read more...

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FIFA is keen on India bidding for Under-17 World Cup


January 30th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India is fast becoming a global destination for sport. After cricket and hockey, it is now soccer's turn if FIFA carries the vote for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan politically paralysed: Daily


January 16th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) The government must provide a road map to get democracy back on track in Pakistan which is "near paralysed politically", said a leading daily, adding ... Read more...

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