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I’m not a saint: Mulayam makes clear his PM ambition


September 13th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday made clear his prime ministerial ambition, saying he was not a saint, and pointed out that if H.D. Deve ... Read more...

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Bengal dengue death toll rises to four


September 5th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) The official dengue toll in West Bengal has risen to four with the disease striking 789 people, according to the state health department Wednesday.A 47-year-old woman, ... Read more...

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Reliance Power starts production at Sasan mines


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Reliance Power has begun mining coal from Sasan blocks in Madhya Pradesh six months ahead of schedule, the company said Monday. It targets raising the output ... Read more...

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Villagers seek allocation of bauxite for Vedanta plant


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) About 2,000 villagers Wednesday staged demonstration in Odisha's Kalahandi district, demanding allocation of bauxite to the alumina refinery of Vedanta Aluminum Limited (VAL) in the region, ... Read more...

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Vedanta refinery cuts output on bauxite shortage


August 25th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (IANS) Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) has cut down production by about 50 percent at its refinery in Odisha due to scarcity of bauxite, a top official said ... Read more...

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51 killed, 46 injured as bus falls into Himachal gorge (Third Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled into a gorge in Chamba in Himachal ... Read more...

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40 die as bus falls into Himachal gorge (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 40 people were killed and 17 injured Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled down into a deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district, police ... Read more...

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Inadequate rains, scarcity, worry Maharashtra legislators


July 11th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party Democratic Front government Wednesday faced the ire of the combined Opposition and treasury benches on the serious drought-like situation and ... Read more...

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Thousands of fishes die in Gomti (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Authorities in Uttar Pradesh Monday ordered a probe into the death of thousands of fishes which have died in the river Gomti here.The possible reasons that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fish in thousands die in Gomti river


June 25th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Thousands of fish have died in the Gomti river, with officials clueless about the cause. A probe has been ordered.Jal Nigam officials here said they were ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

No decision on 2G pricing, EGoM favours refarming spectrum


June 5th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) Tuesday failed to decide on a reserve price of the 2G spectrum but concluded that a minimum of ... Read more...

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Take strict action against foodgrain hoarders: Parliament panel


May 13th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has slammed the low number of convictions of foodgrain hoarders in the past three years and said it shows the non-serious ... Read more...

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Scarcity of songs spells doom for ‘Yeh Khula Aasmaan’ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


May 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Yeh Khula Aasmaan"; Music Director: Anand-Milind; Lyricist: Ravi Chopra; Singers: Kunal Ganjawalla, Gayatri Ganjawalla, Soham Chakraborty, Suresh Wadekar, Swapnil Bandodkar, Raghubir Yadav and Amey Date; Rating: ** 1/2There are times ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘TRAI plan on spectrum auction will curtail investment’


April 27th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Recommendations of the telcom regulator on spectrum auction would drive up the cost of airwaves, create an artificial scarcity and affect investor sentiments in the ... Read more...

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Helium wasted on party balloons: Experts


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Scientists have warned their experiments are at risk from a shortage of Helium because the gas is being wasted on party balloons.The gas is crucial ... Read more...

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Operators want total spectrum available to be auctioned


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The government should auction the entire amount of spectrum, including the spectrum to be made available after the cancellation of 2G licences and the one ... Read more...

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Vidya should avoid pitfall of doing central parts: Shabana


March 21st, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Shabana Azmi liked Vidya Balan's performance in "Kahaani" so much that she could see glimpses of herself in her. At the same time, she feels ... Read more...

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Can the gharial win the battle for survival?


March 18th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) A few years back, a boat trip down the Chambal river in north India would have yielded a surreal sight - groups of gharials basking ... Read more...

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Bihar procures 16 lakh tonnes of paddy


March 16th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 16 (IANS) In view of the bumper paddy crop in this kharif season, Bihar has procured 16 lakh tonnes of paddy till Thursday against the target of 30 ... Read more...

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‘Chinese boys lose masculinity due to scarce male teachers’


March 12th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) Scarcity of male schoolteachers in China is causing boys to lose their masculinity, a top official has said.Weng Guoxing, a member of the Chinese People's Political ... Read more...

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Shortage of public toilets for Euro 2012


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Feb 23 (IANS) Most toilets in Polish cities hosting the 2012 European Football Championship are in good condition but too scarce and hard to find.The organisers of Toilet 2012 ... Read more...

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Bihar buys six crore gunny bags


February 14th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 14 (IANS) The Bihar government has purchased six crore gunny bags worth Rs.200 crore to achieve the paddy procurement target, an official said Tuesday.Government agencies involved in procurement ... Read more...

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Kerala mulls tax concession on ayurveda medicines


February 13th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday said the government is considering tax concession on ayurveda medicines and other steps to promote the traditional system of medicine."We ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

LPG shortage hits Kashmir as snowfall continues


January 16th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) As moderate to heavy snowfall continued in the Kashmir Valley for the second consecutive day Monday, locals and tourists are now complaining about the scarcity of ... Read more...

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Srei aims to broadbase borrowing options


January 7th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Kolkata-based Srei Infrastructure Finance (SIFL), one of the leading non-banking financial institutions (NBFC) of the country, is aiming to broadbase its borrowing options and may come ... Read more...

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Lokpal can destabilise the nation: Vayalar Ravi (Interview)


December 26th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi has warned that if basic principles were incorrectly applied, a Lokpal can potentially "destabilise the nation"."I don't ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No Bollywood roles for middle aged women: Aruna Irani (Interview)


November 8th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) She is one of the lucky ones who has managed to remain visible despite all her years in showbiz, but versatile actress Aruna Irani ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama takes action to reduce medicine scarcity


November 1st, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama Monday instructed the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to identify and reduce the scarcity of necessary medications and he asked for ... Read more...

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Is anyone listening, ask hapless Manipur residents as blockade continues


October 30th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 30 (IANS) For some, it has become a way of life. As the economic blockade in Manipur crossed an unprecedented 90 days, its residents continue to wait ... Read more...

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Changing food habits causing inflation: Thomas


October 28th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Changing food habits and increased purchasing power were causing high food inflation in the country, a minister said Friday."Food habits of people are changing. Their ... Read more...

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Stir-hit Manipur cries for medicines, doctors helpless


October 14th, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 14 (IANS) As the economic blockade in Manipur continues for over 70 days now, the state is raising a helpless wail. Seriously ill patients are being turned away ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

NID wins global sustainable auto-design contest


October 5th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) A team of Indian design institutes led by the Ahmedabad-based National Institute of Design (NID) has won an award at the PACE Forum 2011, a ... Read more...

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Maharashtra declares 999 villages water deficient


September 28th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Wednesday said 999 villages in the state were facing water deficiency due to insufficient rains.Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said the villages were facing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

JSW Steel scales down production to 30 percent


September 26th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Indian steel major JSW Steel Monday said that it had to scale down its production to 30 percent from Saturday owing to an abrupt shortage of ... Read more...

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Action Aid India helps quake-hit Sikkim victims


September 26th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Action Aid India, a non-government organisation whose members visited quake-hit Sikkim recently, has said there is need for immediate intervention as basic support is yet ... Read more...

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