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Rajasthan’s textiles push with nine dedicated parks


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 2 (IANS) The central government has approved nine textile parks worth Rs.1,500 crore in Rajasthan, and an additional grant of Rs.400 crore to promote this industry in the ... Read more...

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Andhra minister’s remark angers bureaucrats


July 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Serving and retired bureaucrats in Andhra Pradesh are up in arms against a state minister's reported remark that officials who have no commitment to their work ... Read more...

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Liquor and cigarettes prices raised on public demand: Dhumal


March 20th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 20 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government's decision to raise the prices of cigarettes and liquor was based on the wishes of the people of the state, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Andhra villagers continue protest against power plant


February 29th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) A year after three villagers died in police firing on a group opposing an upcoming thermal power project, the struggle by people of Kakrapalli in Andhra ... Read more...

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Constitute pay commission within three months: Himachal court


December 29th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 29 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday directed the state government to constitute an independent pay commission, within three months, to fix pay scales of the government ... Read more...

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Haryana computerises finance instructions


December 20th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) Haryana is the first state in the country where all instructions of the finance department have been compiled or computerised, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said ... Read more...

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‘Filmmakers not being involved in film popularisation in Goa’


December 1st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) A motley unprofessional combo of politicians, bureaucrats and political appointees, including 'industrialist wives' and journalists, running Goa's film promotion body are squelching film culture instead of ... Read more...

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Bring public expenditure under purview of audit: CAG


October 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 16 (IANS) Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai Sunday underlined the need for amending the CAG's mandate to bring all public expenditure within the purview of public ... Read more...

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Government responsible for 2G mess, didn’t listen: Behura


July 27th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The government is responsible for the 2G "mess", jailed former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura said Wednesday, accusing the powers that be of not listening ... Read more...

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Top Punjab government functionary arrested for graft (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 5 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday arrested Punjab's chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raj Khurana from his official residence ... Read more...

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CBI arrests top Punjab functionary on corruption charges


May 5th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 5 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday morning arrested Punjab's Chief Parliamentary Secretary (CPS) and sitting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raj Khurana from his ... Read more...

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CBI raids Punjab BJP legislator’s house


May 5th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday night conducted searches at the residence of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raj Khurana here.Khurana, who represents ... Read more...

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Supreme Court cautions judges on summoning officials


March 10th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said it was not proper for high courts to routinely summon government officials just to satisfy their egos. The court said ... Read more...

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Two Jodhpur hospital employees suspended for deaths


February 27th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 27 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Sunday suspended two employees of the government-run Umaid Hospital in Jodhpur where 13 women have died of excessive bleeding during childbirth allegedly after ... Read more...

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Pak Govt reshuffles economic team to gear up for new IMF-backed tax regime


December 21st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 21 (ANI): The Pakistan government has pulled up its socks to fulfil the commitments it made to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as it reshuffled its economic team to ... Read more...

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Increase agri credit flow, banking access to poor: Pranab


June 28th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday asked the central and western states and public sector banks to increase the agricultural credit flow, provide financial assistance to smaller industries ... Read more...

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Mayawati gives Taj Corridor accused key slot


February 14th, 2010 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Saturday gave a key slot to a top bureaucrat who figures among the accused in the Taj Corridor scandal. R.K. Sharma, who was ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh IAS officer faces sexual assault probe


February 12th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 12 (IANS) An enquiry has been ordered against an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer in Chhattisgarh after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her, an official said Friday. "We have ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s multi-crore mega projects under CBI scanner


January 29th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) A host of development projects, being built at a cost of crores of rupees, in Chandigarh will be probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi reshuffles Gujarat administration


November 8th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 8 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi reshuffled the top brass of the state administration, transferring 80 bureaucrats and 19 police officers in one sweep late Saturday. The transfers came ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to buy a new chopper


October 25th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 25 (IANS) With Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S.R. Reddy's death in an air crash triggering concerns over the safety of helicopters, the Madhya Pradesh government has decided to replace its ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to deploy more cops to tackle Maoists


October 23rd, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 23 (IANS) As many as 1,500 more police personnel of various ranks would be deployed mainly in Maoist-hit areas of Madhya Pradesh which are running short of cops, an official ... Read more...

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Punjab to get new chief secretary, police chief


June 26th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday cleared the appointment of the state's Principal Secretary (Finance) Subodh C. Agrawal as the new chief secretary of the state. Agarwal, a ... Read more...

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Thumbnail sketches of India’s new cabinet ministers


May 27th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Following are the thumbnail sketches of the 33 ministers in Manmohan Singh's cabinet: Manmohan Singh, Prime MinisterAge: 76 yearsAcademic qualifications: First class honours in economics from ... Read more...

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Delhi orders probe into tax challan forgery


May 26th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Delhi government's Finance Minister A.K. Walia Tuesday ordered an inquiry into an alleged forgery in submission of value-added tax (VAT) challans in the national capital. The order was ... Read more...

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Pak Railway’s multi-million dollar scam to please China


April 10th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr. 10 (ANI): A multi-million dollar scam has been unearthed in Pakistan's Railway Ministry with top railway bosses confessing before the National Assembly Standing Committee that a Chinese company was awarded ... Read more...

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Court appointed panel to recommend anti-terror measures


December 20th, 2008 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS Former judge of the Supreme Court, Justice B.N. Srikrishna will head a committee appointed by the Bombay High Court Friday to recommend measures to the state government to ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM invites Tata to set-up Nano plant


October 6th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 6 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa today invited Tata Motors to set up manufacturing plant for world''s cheapest car ''Nano'' in the state.While talking to media persons in ... Read more...

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Rajgopalan is Gujarat’s new chief secretary


September 30th, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 30 (IANS) Gujarat's Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) D. Rajgopalan was Tuesday named the state's next chief secretary.He will assume office Wednesday, replacing Manjula Subramaniam who retired Tuesday.Rajgopalan, an ... Read more...

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Amarnath shrine board official replaced


June 28th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 28 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has transferred Arun Kumar, principal secretary to the governor and chief executive officer of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB), to the general ... Read more...

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Developmental works should be time-bound: Gujarat official


April 21st, 2008 - 12:51 am ICT by admin
Gandhinagar, April 20 (IANS) Developmental works need to be time-bound, Gujarat's Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) D. Rajgopalan told fellow bureaucrats Sunday. Speaking at the workshop on budget implementation that began here Sunday ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to provide wheat, rice at subsidised rates


March 12th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, March 12 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Wednesday announced that it would provide wheat and rice at subsidised rates to families living below poverty line (BPL). "Over 45 lakh (4.5 million) ... Read more...

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