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Rubber grown with tea? It’s being tried in West Bengal


September 19th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 19 (IANS) The Rubber Board has begun trial cultivation of rubber with tea in West Bengal to change the perception that rubber is harmful to environment and ... Read more...

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Federation Cup: Pune FC placed in tough draw


August 31st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Pune FC has been clubbed with Salgaocar SC, Prayag United SC and United Sikkim SC in Group D of the 34rd Federation Cup that begins ... Read more...

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Complaints against private banks decline in Bengal, Sikkim


August 25th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) While the number of complaints received by the Office of Banking Ombudsman (OBO) of West Bengal and Sikkim against new private sector and foreign banks have ... Read more...

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Federation Cup: Holders Salgaocar in tough group


August 24th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Defending champions Salgaocar have been clubbed with Pune FC, Prayag United and United Sikkim FC in Group D for the Federation Cup football tournament and ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles gets new chief


August 24th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday appointed Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh, currently posted with the country's Strategic Forces Command, as the next director general of Assam Rifles, a ... Read more...

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Rs.26.02 lakh spent on Assam heritage till July


August 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Culture Kumari Selja Tuesday said the government spent Rs.26.08 lakh this year, till July, on renovating sites of archaeological importance in Assam.Presenting ... Read more...

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India urged to expand border trade with China


July 27th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India should facilitate more border trade with China with better connectivity and more commerce opportunities including on the Natu La trading point in Sikkim, says ... Read more...

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Aadhaar to pilot pensions, wages in 50 districts, says Ramesh


July 1st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 1 (IANS) Aadhaar numbers, the unique 12-digit identification numbers given to residents of India, will soon be used to provide pensions, wages to workers and scholarships to students ... Read more...

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North Eastern Council meet to boost development in region


June 26th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 26 (IANS) The 61st meeting of the North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body, would be held in New Delhi Wednesday to finalise strategies for improving ... Read more...

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Jairam wants India to be ‘open defecation-free’ in a decade


June 25th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh Monday said that he wanted to make India a nation free of open defecation in a decade's time."At ... Read more...

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Pay market price of power, Omar tells grumbling people


June 21st, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Facing fire over power woes in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday came down heavily on those who indulge in power theft and asked ... Read more...

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UPA and its constituents


June 15th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
A look at the seat-holding of United Progressive Alliance partners and those propping it from outside in the two houses of parliament.In the Lok Sabha:UPA partners --Congress - 207Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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The mathematics of India’s presidential poll


June 14th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
India's electoral college that will vote for a new president July 19 is made up of 4,896 members - 776 members of parliament and 4,120 members of the state assemblies. ... Read more...

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President okays three high courts in northeast


June 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has given her formal approval for setting up separate high courts in three northeastern states -- Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya."We received the ... Read more...

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Three northeastern states to get high courts by October


May 17th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) India's three northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya would get their own full-fledged high courts by October this year as the required amendment bill ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy to kick off Friday


May 10th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A total of 25 teams will take part in the 66th National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy being hosted by Odisha from Friday.The teams ... Read more...

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Maoists need ‘hand holding’: Jamia vice chancellor


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung Wednesday said that Maoists were "our own people" and needed "hand holding" instead of the government's ruthless supression.Speaking ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay Delhi vehicle number plate drive (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday declined to stay a Delhi government decision to award a contract to a private firm for implementing a scheme to ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes amended central institutions act


April 27th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Friday passed amendments to the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admissions) Act, 2006, exempting some central institutions from implementing the other backward ... Read more...

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Sikkkim wins top rural development award


April 24th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Sikkim has won the 'best state' award for strengthening its panchayati raj institutions.Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh and Union Minister of Panchayati Raj and ... Read more...

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Conservation meets traditional art - with corporate help (With Images)


April 21st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Conservation and wildlife are meeting the arts and traditional crafts of India to spread a powerful green message in the country. And the movement is ... Read more...

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Aadhaar to pilot financial, banking services in 50 districts


April 18th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 18 (IANS) Aadhaar cards, the unique, 12-digit identification numbers given to residents of India, will soon be pressed into financial and banking services, to begin with in 50 ... Read more...

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United Sikkim FC qualify for I-League


April 17th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, April 17 (IANS) United Sikkim Football Club (USFC) played a 1-1 draw Tuesday against Kolkata's Mohammedan Sporting to qualify for next edition's I-League.The result enabled USFC to finish on ... Read more...

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ONGC qualify for I-League after draw with Aizawal (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, April 16 (IANS) ONGC qualified for the next edition of I-League when they played a 1-1 draw against Aizawal FC in their last match of the season here Monday.ONGC ... Read more...

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ONGC beat Aizawal to qualify for I-League


April 16th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, April 16 (IANS) ONGC qualified for the next edition of I-League when they played a 1-1 draw against Aizawl FC in their last match this season here Monday.ONGC finished ... Read more...

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Five killed in Bengal road accident


April 16th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, April 16 (IANS) Five people were killed when a speeding car skidded and rolled down a gorge in the hilly Darjeeling district of West Bengal Monday, police said."Five people ... Read more...

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Be sensitive to women’s requirements: Jairam Ramesh


April 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Sunday called upon the bureaucracy to be more gender sensitive while constructing low cost toilet blocks in villages as it is ... Read more...

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Mild quake hits Bengal, Bihar


March 28th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Siliguri, March 28 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale hit West Bengal and other parts of eastern India early Wednesday, the meteorological department said. There have been ... Read more...

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Victor Banerjee upset with National Awards jury


March 19th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Victor Banerjee is upset with this year's National Awards jury for rejecting Assamese director Bidyut Kotoki's film "As The River Flows" for not being Assamese.Victor, who ... Read more...

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Northeastern states lead service sector growth


March 15th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Northeastern states like Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim led India's service sector growth in 2009-10, with rates of more than 30 percent, according to the ... Read more...

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NCC cadets in Kolkata clean up drive


March 11th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) Pledging to rid Kolkata of garbage, nearly 1,400 senior division cadets of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Sunday took part in a cleanliness drive at the ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh bags best tourism award


February 29th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh has bagged the best state award at the National Tourism Awards presented by President Pratibha Patil in the capital Wednesday.While Madhya Pradesh ... Read more...

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Lalit Kala Akademi to reach out to northeast


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 2 (IANS) The Lalit Kala Akademi is reaching out to the young in the northeast in its hunt for hidden talent, its vice chairman K.R. Subanna said Thursday."A ... Read more...

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Three more Sainik Schools to come up, says minister


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 21 (IANS) Sanction has been given for three new Sainik Schools to come up in Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa, Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam ... Read more...

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World Bank extends $130 mn loan for North East development


January 20th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The World Bank Friday extended a $130 million loan to India that will be used to fund rural development programmes in the North East region ... Read more...

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