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PM seeks solution to quota in job promotions


August 21st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged political parties to suggest ways for a legally sustainable solution to the issue of reservations in job promotions ... Read more...

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2G: Telecom official deposes in court


July 19th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A telecom department official Wednesday told a special court hearing the 2G spectrum case that he was transferred to another department after he raised doubts ... Read more...

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Finland expects tough loan collateral talks with Spain


July 6th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Finland's finance minister said she expects "long and difficult" talks with Spain on the collateral to be offered to the Nordic country in exchange for aid ... Read more...

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Government announces Air India staff integration process (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The government Friday said a uniform employees pay and allowances structure and other working conditions for successful integration of the erstwhile Indian airlines with Air ... Read more...

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Army chief slaps show cause notice on Lt. Gen.


May 24th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Ahead of his retirement May 31, Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh has slapped a show cause notice on a lieutenant general, who may be ... Read more...

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Three Pakistan Navy officers convicted for Karachi attack


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Three Pakistan Navy officers have been convicted for their negligence of security measures during a deadly attack at the PNS Mehran base in Karachi last ... Read more...

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Won’t interfere with Air India pilots’ training: Delhi High Court


May 11th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In a setback for pilots of the erstwhile Indian Airlines, the Delhi High Court Friday refused to interfere with the training of Air India pilots ... Read more...

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Congress urges Air India pilots to end strike


May 10th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Congress Thursday urged Air India pilots to withdraw their agitation immediately, saying they were stretching the patience of even those MPs who always favoured ... Read more...

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Countdown to army chief’s retirement begins


May 5th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The countdown to Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh hanging up his boots May 31 began Saturday with his first farewell visit to the Western ... Read more...

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‘Withdraw public suit on appointment of next army chief’


April 11th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A public suit filed in the Supreme Court alleging communal overtones in the appointment of Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh as the next army chief should ... Read more...

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‘Raja was told to reconsider cut-off date for 2G licences’


April 9th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Former telecom secretary D.S. Mathur Monday told a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court that he had asked then telecom minister A. Raja to reconsider ... Read more...

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Worrying times for striking Bengal babus (West Bengal Newsletter)


March 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government, which had earlier warned its employees of break in service if they did not report for duty on the ... Read more...

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Keep away from Feb 28 strike, Mamata tells unorganised sector


February 25th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) Stepping up the offensive to foil an industrial strike called on Feb 28, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday first urged and then warned ... Read more...

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Be transparent, Kamal Nath tells DDA


February 8th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday asked Delhi Development Agency (DDA) to be transparent while reviewing the Master Plan for Delhi 2021.To involve all ... Read more...

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Combative Indian Army chief leaves age row open (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The last word on Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh's age row has not been spoken yet and the days to come may witness ... Read more...

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Army chief’s plea to change age rejected, to retire in May 2012 (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) In a major setback to Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh in his quest to have official records change his year of birth from 1950 ... Read more...

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Sukna scam: Lt.Gen. Avadesh Prakash dismissed from service


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 3 (IANS) Former military secretary Lt. Gen. (retired) Avadesh Prakash was Saturday dismissed from service by an Indian Army court martial for his involvement in a land scam ... Read more...

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Court martial of army’s former military secretary complete


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday completed the court martial of former military secretary, Lt. Gen. (retd) Avadesh Prakash in connection with an alleged scam involving transfer ... Read more...

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Congress targets Mayawati for highest crime rate


October 28th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Congress Friday attacked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for her "special kindness" as the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) 2010 report put the crime ... Read more...

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K. Subramaniam new Maharashtra police chief (Lead)


September 28th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Adhering to the principle of seniority, the Maharashtra government Wednesday named Indian Police Service (IPS) officer K. Subramaniam as the next director general of police, an ... Read more...

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State justifies police officer Sanjiv Bhatt’s suspension


August 9th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) The Gujarat government Tuesday said police officer Sanjiv Bhatt was suspended after careful consideration in view of his consistent disobedience, which was "highly unbecoming of ... Read more...

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Harsh steps against those responsible for rail accident: Trivedi


August 1st, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Sunday said a proper inquiry will be held to fix accountability for the derailment of the Guwahati-Bangalore Express in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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IAF head offers advice to army chief on age row


July 26th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) "You must do whatever you feel is right," is the advice Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik has given to Army ... Read more...

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Pakistan assemblies need `adults only’ sign for full house: Daily


June 21st, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Assemblies in Pakistan just need to "put up an `adults only` notice at the entrance and hope it will ensure a full house", said a leading ... Read more...

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Strike is against corruption in Air India, say protesting pilots


April 27th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) President Asheem Singh Bhinder on Wednesday said the decision of 660 pilots to go on strike was to challenge the 'mismanagement' and ... Read more...

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CAT sets aside Andhra police chief’s appointment


April 27th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) Wednesday set aside the appointment of Andhra Pradesh police chief K. Aravinda Rao saying it was done in violation of rules.It ... Read more...

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On court order, Mayawati government stays quota in promotions


March 29th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced it would abide by the Supreme Court order to follow the state high court ruling staying reservation in promotions to ... Read more...

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Catch the big fish, apex court tells CBI in 2G scam case


February 10th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to go after the big fish involved in the 2G spectrum scam and the beneficiaries ... Read more...

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Sukhna land scam: Court martialled Lieutenant General P.K. Rath loses rank


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 22(ANI): Lieutenant General P.K. Rath, who was found guilty in the Sukhna land scam by an Army Court in New Delhi, was on Saturday handed down a sentence including ... Read more...

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Kashmir gets new chief secretary


January 15th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 15 (IANS) Senior bureaucrat Madhav Lal has been named the new chief secretary of Jammu and Kashmir.The Omar Abdullah government selected Madhav Lal late Friday evening, a minister told ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat in Britain claims immunity on wife-beating charge


January 9th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) A high-ranking Indian diplomat in Britain has escaped charges of assaulting his wife after he claimed immunity due to his diplomatic status, a media report said Sunday. ... Read more...

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Mia Wasikowska Is The Second Highest Grossing Actor


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mia Wasikowska might be new in Hollywood, but it seems in terms of getting the beg moolah, she is no less than the ace tinsel town ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz PM Howard takes a dig at BCCI, says subcontinental cricket has problems


October 31st, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 31 (ANI): Taking an indirect swipe at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for failing to endorse his candidacy for the post of vice-president of the International ... Read more...

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Shatrughan Sinha dismisses reports of rift with BJP


October 20th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 20 (ANI): Veteran actor and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Shatrughan Sinha on Wednesday denied reports of a rift between him and the party saying that he bore no ... Read more...

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Strike at Neyveli Lignite enters


October 11th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) The strike by the 13,000 contract workers of the Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) demanding pay parity with permanent workers entered its 23rd day Monday.The contract workers affiliated to ... Read more...

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