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BJP motion on Assam violence rejected (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) An adjournment motion moved by the BJP over the government's failure to check illegal infiltration and ethnic violence in Assam was defeated by voice ... Read more...

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Mamata welcome to join NDA: BJP


May 27th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Sunday praised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said her Trinamool ... Read more...

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Indians boxers asked to switch to aggressive mode


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu has asked his wards to be aggressive in the Asian Olympic qualifiers to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan, from ... Read more...

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DGCA to submit report on Kingfisher


March 14th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) India's airline regulator would soon submit a report on whether crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines is following the laid down norms, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday.Addressing ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif calls for independent probe of Osama killing


May 12th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS/AKI) Pakistani opposition leader and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has demanded an independent investigation into Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's killing by US forces, as ... Read more...

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Oz athletes uncertain about participation in Delhi CWG over ’safety concerns’


September 11th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 11 (ANI): The fear of the dengue epidemic and 'safety concerns', including terrorist threats, have reportedly put Australian athletes in a dilemma as to whether or not to participate in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pranab Mukherjee expects 12-13 per cent industrial growth in 2010


September 10th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday pegged industrial growth to be between 12-13 per cent in the current year."Manufacturing sector, which generates employment is doing well. ... Read more...

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Bengal police implement rehabilitation package for Maoists


August 1st, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) The implementation of a rehabilitation package for Left wing extremists who surrender to security forces was initiated Sunday in Maoist-affected areas in three western districts of West Bengal, ... Read more...

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Curfew clamped in Kashmir Valley


June 29th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 29 (IANS) Curfew was Tuesday clamped in parts of the Kashmir Valley to end days of violence, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said, warning that curfew violators will be dealt with ... Read more...

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Rajiv Shukla briefs PM on IPL controversy


April 21st, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Congress MP Rajiv Shukla, also a senior Indian cricket board official, met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday over alleged financial irregularities in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Bhajji predicts 5-2 score line against Aussies


October 28th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Oct.28 (ANI): Ahead of the second one-day international against Australia, India's combative off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has predicted a five-two score line in favour of his team, and added that India ... Read more...

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Bored of dogs? Adopt a lion


October 22nd, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Looking for a pet that is 'wilder' than a dog or a cat? There's good news as the Punjab government now allows you to adopt any ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India, Argentian welcome Pittsburgh statement on ways to end global meltdown


October 14th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): Leaders of India and Argentina on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the international economic and financial crisis and agreed that the current situation demands restructuring of the ... Read more...

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India allows ‘restricted sale’ of Tamiflu


September 14th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India Monday decided to allow "restricted sale" of Tamiflu in open market to combat the spread of swine flu that has claimed more than 190 lives, health ... Read more...

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India likely to allow restricted sale of Tamiflu Friday


September 10th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) With over 5,500 cases of swine flu in India and the virus continuing to spread, the health ministry is likely Friday to allow restricted sales of H1N1 ... Read more...

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H1N1 toll 83, anti-flu drug may be allowed in market (Roundup)


August 28th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) With the country reporting five more swine flu deaths Friday, taking the toll from the H1N1 virus to 83, the government is considering selling the anti-influenza drug ... Read more...

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Government may allow restricted sale of Tamiflu


August 27th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) India Thursday said that it was open to the idea of allowing the "restricted sale" of swine flu drug Tamiflu in the market, but only if the ... Read more...

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Kolkata police gear up to help senior citizens


June 29th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) In a bid to make life easier for the elderly, police here have joined hands with a NGO called The Bengal to start a project for providing valuable ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CPI-M divided on supporting Congress-led government


April 24th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) seems to be a divided house on the issue of supporting a Congress-led government at the centre after the elections. ... Read more...

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CPI-M to join government if situation demands: Buddha


April 13th, 2009 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will join the central government if the situation so demands after the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said ... Read more...

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No threat to government, says Meghalaya chief minister (Lead)


March 10th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 10 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Donkupar Roy Tuesday said there was no threat to the stability of his Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) government after two independent lawmakers withdrew support, putting ... Read more...

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Political crisis in Meghalaya, MPA government may collapse


March 10th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 10 (IANS) The ruling Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) government may collapse after two independent lawmakers withdrew support to the 11-month-old fragile coalition, reducing its strength in the 60-member legislature to ... Read more...

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Fresh economic stimulus if required: Pranab


February 19th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The government is open to a fresh economic package if it was required to cope with the global financial crisis, acting finance minister Pranab Mukherjee said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Key rates unchanged, growth target cut in policy review (Lead)


January 27th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) India's central bank Tuesday left all key interest rates unchanged and lowered the country's growth target to 7 percent for this fiscal, even as it promised to act ... Read more...

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Rehman slams Sharif for criticism of Govt. handling of Mumbai terror attacks


December 19th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.19 (ANI): Pakistan Information Minister Sherry Rehman has criticized PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif for attacking the PPP-led government in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks. Referring to an interview of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

RBI assures more steps to stimulate growth


December 11th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) The central board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday decided to provide refinance facility to the National Housing Bank and Export-Import Bank as part its measures ... Read more...

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Tikait’s elder son arrested over clashes with police


April 1st, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by admin
Sisauli (Uttar Pradesh), April 1 (IANS) Farmer leader Mahinder Singh Tikait's elder son, Rakesh, was Tuesday arrested over clashes between the supporters of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) chief and security personnel ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath to raise export concerns with prime minister


March 4th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) In the wake of Indian exporters losing conventional markets to their competitors such as Brazil and China due to a strong rupee, Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Budget overlooked export sector challenges’


February 29th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The national budget for 2008-09 did not address the problems faced by Indian exporters, who have been affected due to the rising rupee against the dollar, exporters ... Read more...

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