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Telecom Regulatory says no to 2-G spectrum auctions, slashes licence fee


May 12th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has recommended that as of now, the 2G-spectrum on which mobile phones work, should not be auctioned.Addressing a press ... Read more...

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Telecom watchdog wants operators to pay for unused spectrum


May 11th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India's telecom watchdog Tuesday suggested a one-time levy on unused radio spectrum with service providers based on the price derived from the auction for 3G frequency that ... Read more...

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Assam chief minister, health minister on ULFA hitlist


April 29th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) The central government has warned of possible attacks on Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma by a hit squad ... Read more...

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Posani’s Double Whammy


April 21st, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Posani Krishna Murali, who is an established writer- director and actor is currently busy working on his current project Nithya Pellikoduku .And the big news is ... Read more...

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Posani in a special role for ‘Kireetam’


April 19th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Abhinayasri and Vedavyas are playing the lead roles, while Posani Krishnamurali is playing a special role in "Kireetam' (Idi Oka Chandamama Katha) directed and produced by N Venkata ... Read more...

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Only four Kerala ministers use Ambassador cars


March 31st, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) The Ambassador car, India's traditional official vehicle, remains favoured by only four Kerala ministers, including Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan -- though less than four years ago, the full ... Read more...

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Board fails to break deadlock over Smart City Kochi


March 29th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 29 (IANS) The board of directors of the Smart City Kochi at its meeting here Monday failed to resolve any of the issues that have stalled building of the IT ... Read more...

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Assets of Assam ministers, Congress legislators to be made public


February 25th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 25 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has asked ministers and legislators of the ruling Congress party to immediately furnish details of their property and other assets so the ... Read more...

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Gogoi to quit if any minister involved in scam (Lead)


February 19th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 19 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said he would resign if any of his ministers was found involved in a multi-million rupees scam involving government funds, even ... Read more...

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Gogoi ‘will resign if any minister involved in scam’


February 19th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 19 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said he would resign if any of his ministers was found involved in a multi-million rupees scam involving government funds, even ... Read more...

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Amend the Cable Act, says ex-CEO of Prasar Bharati


February 10th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Former Prasar Bharati CEO K.S. Sarma Wednesday said that the Cable Act should be amended so that education channels are not charged any carriage fee. "The Cable Act ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan under attack from aides for ‘indiscipline’


January 1st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 1 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan came under attack from his own aides at the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) state committee meeting here Friday for violating the party's ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Kerala IT project impasse


December 23rd, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 23 (IANS) Even as Smart City Dubai last week served an ultimatum to the Kerala government saying the proposed Rs.1,500-crore Smart City Kochi IT project cannot be kept hanging "endlessly", ... Read more...

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‘Om Shanti’ all set to release on Jan 13


December 17th, 2009 - 3:16 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
In this urbane lifestyle where everything moves very fast and competition is everywhere, each person has his/her own mind-set and nature. In a contemporary society, the dynamics when five people with ... Read more...

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Smart City Dubai is broke: Achuthanandan


November 18th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Wednesday said Smart City Dubai, the developer of the proposed Smart City IT park in Kochi, was "broke". "Since they (Smart City Dubai) don't ... Read more...

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Two years after, Smart City foundation stone gathers moss


November 16th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 16 (IANS) Two years after the foundation stone for the Smart City IT park was laid here, the ambitious project is yet to see any progress, thanks to the unresolved ... Read more...

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Sreenivasan wins Sathyan Memorial Award


November 11th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Sathyan Memorial Award, found in memory of actor Sathyan, was awarded recently to talented actor cum director cum producer cum writer Sreenivasan. Sreenivasan was selected because he has contributed to many ... Read more...

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A year on, Assam blast victims’ families yearn for peace


October 28th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Guwahati, Oct 28 (IANS) A year ago, a powerful explosion beneath a flyover here blew her husband Sagar into pieces and fatally injured their four-year-old daughter. Guwahati resident Sunita Sarma ... Read more...

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Dharmavarapu’s film named ‘Oka Tupaki, Moodu Pittalu’


October 15th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The film directed by Ramkumar and produced by Raja RR under the banner of Raja Film Factory with Dharmavarapu Subrahmanyam as the hero was titled as "Oka Tupaki, Moodu Pittalu'.The flick is ... Read more...

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Army called out after NDFB mows down 12 Assam villagers (Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 5 (IANS) The army was called out in Assam's violence-hit Sonitpur district Monday after tribal separatists attacked a village and gunned down 12 people, officials said. Twelve locals were massacred ... Read more...

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Miss Fresh Face of North East contest a major draw for youth


September 18th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, Sep.18 (ANI): With the growing number of fashion conscious youngsters present in the northeast region of the country, the fashion and beauty industry is gaining popularity here.This ... Read more...

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CPI-M opposes divestment in Cochin Shipyard


September 18th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday hit out at the shipping ministry's move to offload government stake in the Cochin shipyard, and said it will raise ... Read more...

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800 doctors recruited in one day in Assam


September 16th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 16 (IANS) The Assam government Wednesday appointed nearly 800 doctors in a recruitment drive that is expected to revolutionise the region's rural healthcare sector. The recruitment campaign has a catch though, ... Read more...

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Shipping ministry backs divestment in Cochin Shipyard


September 15th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The shipping ministry has approved the Department of Economic Affairs' proposal to divest government state in Cochin shipyard, Shipping Secretary A.P.V.N. Sarma said here Tuesday. "We have broadly ... Read more...

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Shipping ministry to boost port infrastructure


September 15th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The shipping ministry will sign 20 to 25 public-private partnership (PPP) agreements this year to boost port infrastructure in the country, Shipping Secretary A.P.V.N. Sarma said here ... Read more...

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Assam government concerned over clashes in Sikkim institute


September 8th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 8 (IANS) The Assam government Tuesday expressed serious concern over clashes breaking out in a Sikkim college between students from the state and locals in which some Assamese students were ... Read more...

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Ghost of ’secret killings’ haunts AGP


August 26th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IANS) Assam's main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) is in the middle of a blazing controversy with the ghost of the infamous secret killings episode of the late 1990s ... Read more...

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Assam gears up for swine flu, 100 doctors trained


August 12th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 12 (IANS) The samples of at least three patients displaying swine flu symptoms in Assam have been sent for tests to Delhi even as central health experts have trained 100 ... Read more...

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Fresh global bids invited for Hyderabad Metro


July 17th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 17 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has invited fresh global bids for the Rs.121-billion ($2.4-billion) Hyderabad Metro Rail project in a public-private partnership (PPP) mode. The notification issued late Thursday ... Read more...

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Smart City project cannot be delayed any further: Developer


June 1st, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 1 (IANS) Smart City Dubai, the developer of a Rs.1,500-crore ($316 million) IT project here, Monday said the project cannot be delayed any further and urged the Kerala government to ... Read more...

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Kerala accuses Smart City developer of raising fresh demands


May 25th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 25 (IANS) A few days after Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan said the global slowdown might delay the launch of Kochi's Smart City project, state Fisheries Minister S. Sarma Monday ... Read more...

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Orissa raises cyclone warning


May 25th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) Orissa Monday raised the storm warning levels along its ports and alerted coastal residents as a cyclone formed in the Bay of Bengal. Fishermen have been asked not ... Read more...

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J.S. Sarma new chairman of telecom regulator


May 14th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) J.S. Sarma, a member of the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal, Thursday took over as the chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), succeeding ... Read more...

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Heat wave forces early summer vacation in Orissa


April 21st, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) Orissa declared an early summer vacation for schools Tuesday due to an unprecedented heat wave in the state that has caused one person's death, an official said. "Both the ... Read more...

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‘Evaraina Epudaina’ in May


April 2nd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The film "Evaraina Epudaina' with the tagline "Premalo Padocchu' has completed the talkie part and just two songs remain balance for the film. The songs are now being filmed on hero Varun ... Read more...

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