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Aroon Raman could be India’s answer to Robert Ludlum


September 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) He turned a family company into the world's largest transformer board manufacturer with a presence in 25 countries before divesting it to start a material ... Read more...

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India, Canada to energise ties, fast-track nuclear deal


September 11th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) India and Canada will Wednesday hold talks to fast-track the implementation of their civil nuclear deal and look for ways to scale up their cooperation ... Read more...

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Taliban praises Delhi, says it’s not anti-India


June 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Taliban has come out with a rare praise of India for reportedly standing up to the US over the Afghan situation, and promised ... Read more...

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President pitches for controversial anti-terror intelligence hub


March 12th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday said the proposed National Counter-Terrorism Centre (NCTC), which has been blocked due to severe opposition from non-Congress ruled states, would ... Read more...

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PM terms food security bill historic, seeks PDS reform


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Terming the food security bill "historic", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday urged the states to speedily reform the public distribution system (PDS) so that ... Read more...

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Its picnic for motorsport fans at F1 circuit


October 29th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) The festival week just got brighter. Revving engines, screeching tyres and burning rubber on track -- the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) has given the ... Read more...

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Infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir continues: PM


September 16th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Infiltration by militants into Jammu and Kashmir was continuing, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday, while warning security forces not to be complacent as ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh seeks bureaucrats cooperation to fight corruption


April 21st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday sought the cooperation of bureaucrats in tackling corruption boldly.Inaugurating the sixth Civil Services Day here, Dr. Singh said: ... Read more...

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Chandigarh slaps traffic curbs for Wednesday


March 29th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) Traffic restrictions have been put in place in Chandigarh ahead of the high-voltage India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal match at Mohali near here. The police Tuesday ... Read more...

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Chief ministers’ conference on internal security Feb 1


January 17th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Measures to tackle the challenges posed by terrorism and Left wing extremism will be discussed threadbare at a daylong meeting of chief ministers on internal security ... Read more...

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Leftist insurgency has hit development hard: Meira Kumar (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 26 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Tuesday said that Maoism has affected development in parts of India, and said the government and civil society should work together to ... Read more...

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Jointly fight food crisis, terrorism: Meira Kumar


October 26th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 26 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Tuesday said a regional cooperation framework was a must to deal with challenges of food security, terrorism and Maoism."It is only with ... Read more...

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US denies Headley wives’ warnings ignored


October 19th, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The United States has admitted that one of the wives of David Headley twice warned the US embassy in Pakistan about her husband's terrorist links, ... Read more...

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Delhi all set for Commonwealth Games Sunday (Night Lead Games)


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Spruced up and cleaner, the Indian capital is all set to host the 19th Commonwealth Games with a spectacular opening ceremony Sunday featuring a display of ... Read more...

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All set for Commonwealth Games Sunday (Evening Lead Games)


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) A cleaner and spruced up Indian capital is all set to host the 19th Commonwealth Games with a gala opening Sunday with a display of music ... Read more...

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200 volunteers for CWG athletics event await accreditation


September 27th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) More than 200 Sports Specific Volunteers (SSV) for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games' showpiece event athletics are running from pillar to post to get accredited ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict casts a shadow over Gaya pindadaan


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gaya (Bihar), Sep 23 (IANS) Thousands of Hindus began conducting the 'pindadaan' ritual -- seeking salvation for their ancestors -- in this pilgrim town Thursday but the Ayodhya dispute verdict expected Friday ... Read more...

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Punjab farmers ready to go to Brazil: Sukhbir Badal


September 10th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 10 (IANS) Farmers from Punjab are ready to go to Brazil to help in the development of the agriculture sector in the South American country, state deputy chief minister Sukhbir ... Read more...

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Election Commission announces six-phase State Assembly polls in Bihar


September 6th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.6 (ANI): The three-member Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday announced a six-phase State Assembly poll for Bihar to be held between October 21 and November 20.Polls will ... Read more...

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Mukherjee lauds Bangladesh effort in tackling NE insurgency


August 8th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarDhaka, August 8 (ANI): Visiting Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has appreciated the effort of the Bangladesh Government in tackling the menace of extremism and terrorism in the region."We ... Read more...

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Swami Agnivesh says Maoist leader Azad’s killing, a setback to peace talks


July 8th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 8 (ANI): Swami Agnivesh, who is acting as a peace negotiator between the government and Maoists, has said the killing of Maoist leader Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad is a ... Read more...

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Delhiites urged to help secure city during Games (Lead)


June 4th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Delhi Lt. Governor Tejendra Khanna Friday urged people in the national capital to "project themselves in the best way" and remain alert to work as an extension ... Read more...

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Railway ministers should represent country, not state: Badal


February 25th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) Lashing out at successive railway ministers for favouring their home states in allocation of railway projects and trains, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Thursday said that ... Read more...

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No need to panic, Hockey India tells visiting teams


February 17th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) president Vidya Stokes Wednesday allayed security apprehensions of New Zealand and Australian teams, saying the Indian government is taking all necessary steps to host ... Read more...

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Competitive exams to fill up IPS vacancies, increase intake


January 27th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) To strengthen India's policing, the government is considering holding a limited competitive examination for at least seven years that will not only fill up vacancies in ... Read more...

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Authorities gear up, as Gangasagar fair likely to see 500,000 pilgrims


January 9th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonGangasagar (West Bengal) Jan 9(ANI): Ahead of the State's largest Gangasagar fair, scheduled to be held on January 14 and 15 on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, local administration is ... Read more...

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Army presence can be lowered if situation improves: Omar Abdullah


November 24th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said there would be timely reduction in the army's presence in the state when the security situation normalises. He said ... Read more...

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Ban on pre-paid mobiles in Kashmir to stay, says Chidambaram (Lead)


November 5th, 2009 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 4 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said that the ban on pre-paid mobile connections in Jammu and Kashmir will continue because of security concerns. Chidambaram, who was in ... Read more...

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Border Road, Security beefed up improved in October: Chidambaram


October 30th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 30(ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said that during the month of October, steps have been taken to improve the Border Road, Coastal, and Security network. ... Read more...

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India, Nepal air pact to open up sky


September 11th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 11 (IANS) Air connectivity between India and Nepal is poised for a tremendous leap with the two neighbours inking an air pact that boosts weekly flight seats five-fold and ... Read more...

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Full, comprehensive security for Commonwealth Games : Chidambaram


September 7th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram on Monday assured full and comprehensive security will be provided during the Commonwealth Games to be held in October 2010 in Delhi.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal demands Centre to declare Punjab Special Agro Zone


August 31st, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Jalalabad, Aug 31 (ANI): Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has demanded the Central Government to declare Punjab as Special Agricultural Zone (SAZ) on the lines of Special Economic Zones (SEZ). ... Read more...

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It’’s ”curtains down” for 14th Lok Sabha


February 27th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): The 14th Lok Sabha has ended its tenure with the United Progressive Alliance-led by Congress claiming several achievements to its credit and criticising the Opposition for ... Read more...

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UPA strengthened border management, asserts Mukherjee


February 18th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has strengthened the country's border management systems, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said in the Lok Sabha Wednesday. Mukherjee, officiating in the ... Read more...

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Centre promises naxal-hit states full support to combat menace


January 7th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): The government has offered its full support to states grappling with the Maoist problem. In a meeting with Home Minister P. Chidambaram here today, Chief Ministers of ... Read more...

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