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Atomic regulator gives fuel loading clearance for Kudankulam


September 21st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) India's atomic energy regulator Friday said it has given its nod to Nuclear Power Corporation Ltd (NPCIL) to load enriched uranium fuel rods in the first ... Read more...

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Indonesia slaps bans on scandal-tainted shuttlers


September 5th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indonesian badminton association (PBSI) Wednesday slapped a four-month ban on the women's doubles pair involved in the Olympic match-throwing scandal."After studying and hearing, the sanction ... Read more...

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Iran monitors US warships movement in Persian Gulf: Navy chief


September 5th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 4 (IANS) Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Tuesday that the Iranian naval forces enjoy full intelligence command over all the movements of U.S. warships in ... Read more...

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Shift focus from enrolment to what goes on in class: PM (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Voicing concern at the "poor levels of student learning", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said focus needed to be shifted from enrolment and access ... Read more...

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J&K; government creates 1,083 posts, approves Jammu golf course


August 30th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday approved the creation of 1,083 posts of village-level workers (VLWs) in the rural development department.It also took a decision to ... Read more...

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No coal block allocated during UPA-II regime: Jaiswal


August 27th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The government has not allocated any coal block since 2009, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said Monday, rejecting the allegation that coal blocks were allocated ... Read more...

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India, Iran, Afghanistan to spur trade, transit via Chabahar


August 27th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Ahead of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit, India, Iran and Afghanistan Sunday held a crucial trilateral meeting and agreed to set up a joint working ... Read more...

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McCullum reprimanded for dissent


August 26th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum has been reprimanded for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during the first Test against India here Sunday.McCullum pleaded guilty to a ... Read more...

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States affected by Maoism to hire choppers


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The home ministry has given in-principle approval to hiring of one helicopter each by the states affected by Maoist violence for providing air support to ... Read more...

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Iranian nuclear talks at difficult moment: US


August 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS) The US has denied that the nuclear talks between Iran and major world powers have failed, saying that they are rather at a difficult moment, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M sacks three local party workers


August 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 17 (IANS) An angry CPI-M Friday booted out three local party workers in Kozhikode district because they had taken part in mobilising funds for the family of their ... Read more...

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Not encouraging the sex trade, says SC


July 27th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday sought to allay the impression as if it was endorsing prostitution by modifying its July 19, 2011 order on the central ... Read more...

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Meghalaya chief minister seeks assistance for road projects


July 25th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Tuesday sought assistance from the central government for road projects in his state.He also suggested that the central road transport ... Read more...

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PMO attempts to counter Anna’s anti-corruption stir threat


July 24th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With Anna Hazare giving an ultimatum for his team's Jan Lokpal Bill to be brought in parliament, the government Tuesday tried to blunt his ... Read more...

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Central government to blame for illegal mining: Parrikar (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Goa's Bharatiya Janata Party Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday blamed the Congress-led central government for illegal mining in Goa, saying it gave environmental clearances without ... Read more...

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NPCIL inspection at Kudankulam to end soon


July 14th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corp of India (NPCIL) is hopeful of getting the sectoral regulator's sanction to load fuel in the first 1,000 MW ... Read more...

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NOIDA authority nod to Botanical Garden-Kalindi Kunj link


July 10th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Noida, July 9 (IANS) The Noida Aboard Monday approved the detailed project report (DPR) for linking its Botanical Garden metro station with Delhi's Kalindi Kunj and sent the proposal to ... Read more...

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Taj Corridor case (To go with: Court scraps probe against Mayawati, BSP chief elated)


July 6th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
A case was filed against Bahujan Samaj party supremo Mayawati soon after her third stint as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh came to an end in 2003. She was accused of ... 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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ECB convicts Kaneria of spot-fixing


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has been convicted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) of introducing his "young and vulnerable" Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield ... Read more...

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Carrots motivate workers, not sticks: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Workers seem to respond positively to the promise of reward or carrots, than they do to the threat of punishment or sticks, finds a new study. ... Read more...

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Akhilesh seeks quick Nabard decisions to help development


June 7th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav met National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard)chairman Prakash Bakshi here in the capital city Wednesday, and pressed for ... Read more...

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Kudankulam inspections on after removal of dummy fuel


June 4th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 4 (IANS) The first reactor of the two 1,000 MW protest-hit Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is undergoing inspection by atomic experts after allowing the removal of all ... Read more...

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Clinton calls Suu Kyi on sanction decision


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has informed Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi about the recent US decision to ease sanctions on the ... Read more...

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Court awards five-year jail to Kashmiri militant


May 17th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A Kashmiri militant has been awarded a five-year jail term by a Delhi court for possessing explosive material. The five-year detention undergone by the convict ... Read more...

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Court allows Ghandy to compare two charge sheets


May 15th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a case against Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy Monday granted time to his counsel for comparing the fresh sets of charges with ... Read more...

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Press release issued by army: Government to court


May 7th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The central government Monday told Delhi High Court that a March 5 press release, containing allegations against Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh was issued by ... Read more...

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Centre’s nod needed for trial of armed forces men: SC


May 1st, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that armed forces personnel operating in areas under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), facing allgations of committing excesses ... Read more...

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Remove sanction, Iran tells West


April 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) The veto-wielding powers of the UN Security Council should work for the removal of sanctions against Iran, an Iranian lawmaker said Monday.The parties involved in the ... Read more...

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CAS lift suspension from Chambers and Millar


April 30th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Britain's dope-tainted sprinter Dwain Chambers and cyclist David Millar are now free to take part in the 2012 London as the British Olympic Association (BOA) has ... Read more...

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Ashwin fined five percent of match fee


April 29th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings spinner Ravichandran Ashwin Sunday was fined five percent of his match fee for violating the Indian Premier League (IPL) code of conduct during ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa opposes rate hike on rural infra loans


April 27th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Friday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not to raise the interest rates on loans provided under the Rural Infrastructure Development ... Read more...

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Court to decide on terror charges against Ghandy April 30


April 24th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday reserved till April 30 its order on framing terror charges against Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy.Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod Yadav said the ... Read more...

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ICC fines Gibson over DRS comments


April 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Trinidad, April 21 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson this week criticised the use of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) but his comments have now seen him ... Read more...

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Amit Mishra warned for using offensive language


April 18th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 18 (IANS) Deccan Chargers left-arm spinner Amit Mishra was Wednesday warned for using offensive language during an Indian Premier League (IPL) game against Rajasthan Royals.In a statement, IPL ... Read more...

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