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Sachin Pilot first serving minister to join Territorial Army


September 6th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 6 (IANS) Congress MP Sachin Pilot Thursday became the first serving union minister to be commissioned as a regular officer in the Territorial Army, and stressed ... Read more...

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Dial 166 for non-emergency public services from January


August 26th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Digits 166 will be the telephone number for all non-emergency public services across the country from January next year.The government has approved the three-digit short ... Read more...

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Telecom facilities to be raised in northeast to spur growth


June 18th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 18 (IANS) The central government has decided to upgrade telecommunications facilities in insurgency-hit and border areas in India's northeastern states with a focus on all-round economic development of ... Read more...

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MCD campaign: BJP banks on stars, Congress on ministers


April 7th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to campaign for the Delhi civic polls with some star members, including yesteryear Bollywood bigwigs, the ... Read more...

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Large Saudi youth delegation to visit Indian technology hubs


March 20th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Promoting youth relations between India and Saudi Arabia, a 45-member delegation of Saudi youth will be visiting India for the first time for a ... Read more...

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UP results not a setback: Congress ministers


March 6th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Refusing to call the Uttar Pradesh result a debacle, the Congress Tuesday said its anti-Mayawati campaign succeeded but it could not capitalise on the ... Read more...

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Private telecom important in disaster management: Pilot


February 15th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Minister of State for Communication and Technology Sachin Pilot Wednesday called for cooperation from the private telecom sector in disaster management preparedness."We want the private ... Read more...

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Spectrum will be sold only through auction: Pilot


February 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) The Indian government has decided that spectrum (radio waves) would hereafter be sold only through auction and not on first-come-first-serve basis, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Guard at Pilot’s house shoots self, dies


January 29th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A security guard at the residence of Minister of State for Communications Sachin Pilot allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle here ... Read more...

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India Economic Summit begins in Mumbai Saturday


November 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) For the first time, Mumbai will host the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual 3-day India Economic Summit, officials from the WEF and its Indian partner, ... Read more...

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Young Congress MPs nuance Congress stance on Hazare fast


August 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) From muted criticism of the party's initial attack on Anna Hazare to open support for a debate on the Jan Lokpal bill - young ... Read more...

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Young Congress MPs protest BJP’s delay on Lokpal debate


August 26th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Young MPs from the Congress Friday protested inside the parliament complex against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for "delaying" the debate on the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Rahul asks PM to introduce land acquisition bill


August 25th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A group of Congress MPs, led by party general secretary Rahul Gandhi, met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday to seek the introduction of the ... Read more...

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Software, services sector to grow to $105 bn by 2014


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The software and services sector has the potential to grow to $105 billion by 2014 and $225 billion by 2020 from $58.7 billion in 2009, ... Read more...

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Respect Anna, but parliament supreme: Sachin Pilot


August 20th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Anna Hazare is a respected Gandhian, but the right of parliament to make laws has to be respected by all, union Minister of State for Information ... Read more...

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Himachal varsity in National Knowledge Network: Pilot


July 24th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) would be soon connected with the National Knowledge Network, Union Minster of State for Communication and Information Technology Sachin Pilot said ... Read more...

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Farmers have to face bullets in Uttar Pradesh, says Rahul (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 9 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday accused the Mayawati government of giving the land of "lakhs of farmers" in Uttar Pradesh to builders and said ... Read more...

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Rahul listens to farmers at Aligarh rally


July 9th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 9 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi joined hundtreds of farmers at the 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' (farmers rally) held here Saturday and listened intently to the grievances and ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP spokespersons at Yale leadership programme


June 13th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Thirteen Indian MPs from sevcn parties, including the spokesmen of both the Congress and the BJP, will attend a six-day leadership programme at Yale University ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party leader stopped from meeting jailed farmers


May 26th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday stopped opposition Samajwadi Party leader Shiv Pal Yadav from meeting farmers jailed after a violent protest against land acquisition in Bhatta-Parsaul ... Read more...

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Rajasthan can attract trillion-dollar investments: Pilot


May 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Rajasthan has the potential to attract trillion-dollar investments and become the number one state in India, Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sachin ... Read more...

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PM announces aid, Pilot tries to enter Bhatta-Parsaul (Third Lead)


May 22nd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday announced financial aid for victims of violence in Greater Noida, as Congress leader Sachin Pilot made an effort to ... Read more...

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Sachin Pilot arrested on way to Bhatta-Parsaul (Lead)


May 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Union minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot was arrested Sunday on his way to Bhatta-Parsaul village in Greater Noida which has grabbed the nation's attention ... Read more...

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Telecom towers at police stations to link troubled areas: Sachin Pilot (Interview)


April 17th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The government proposes to install telecom towers at police stations under an innovative scheme to ensure phone connectivity in troubled areas like those under Maoist ... Read more...

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Project Arrow yielded good results in Punjab: Pilot


April 10th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Project Arrow of the Department of Posts (DoP), to enhance services in core areas, has yielded good results in Punjab, Minister of State for Communication and ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM Gilani in India for World Cup semifinal (Lead)


March 30th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) Hoping to better ties between the two countries, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani arrived here Wednesday to watch the high-voltage World Cup cricket semifinal ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM Gilani arrives in Chandigarh


March 30th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) Hoping to better ties between the two countries, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani arrived here Wednesday to watch the high-voltage World Cup cricket semifinal ... Read more...

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Benefit from Indian IT expertise, Sachin Pilot tells Africa


March 28th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) African countries can benefit by availing of Indian consultancy services in the software and technology solutions space as the South Asian economic giant has ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel receives maximum customer complaints


March 9th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel is on top when it comes to receiving customer complaints regarding billing and service related issues with 3,571 complaints filed in ... Read more...

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A fourth of telecom towers non-compliant on emission norms: Minister


January 7th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delh, Jan 7 (IANS) As many as 130,728 telecom towers are yet to comply with the self certification norms on possible health-related effects of electromagnetic emissions even after six-month extension of ... Read more...

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Another 383 post offices to be upgraded


January 4th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The government plans to upgrade another 383 post offices across the country to international standards under the ongoing "Project Arrow" of the department of posts, Minister of ... Read more...

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Gujjar delegation to hold talks with Rajasthan government


January 3rd, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Jan 3 (ANI): A 51-member Gujjar delegation will hold fresh round of talks with the Rajasthan government to resolve the 15-day-old stir by the community, demanding five per cent reservation in ... Read more...

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Talks between Rajasthan government, Gujjars on (Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 2 (IANS) Talks were on here between the agitating Gujjars and a three-member ministerial committee of the Rajasthan government after the community members Sunday finally decided to send a 51-member ... Read more...

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Gujjars agree for talks, to send 51-member delegation


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 2 (IANS) After a gap of 13 days, the agitating Gujjars Sunday finally decided to send a 51-member delegation to hold talks with the Rajasthan government in Jaipur. The talks ... Read more...

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Gujjar agitation enters 14th day


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Jan 2 (ANI): The Gujjar agitation over demand of five per cent reservation entered its 14th day on Sunday.Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla refused to attend a fresh invitation for talks, ... Read more...

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