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Congress for special assembly session to discuss Goa mining issue


September 21st, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress Friday demanded a special one-day session of the Goa legislative assembly to discuss the illegal mining issue, even as a mining department official suspended ... Read more...

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BJP to consult allies on special session to prove UPA majority


September 18th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday termed the Manmohan Singh government basically a "Congress government" following decision of Trinamool Congress to withdraw support and said it would talk ... Read more...

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Chandy seeks waiver for quick launch of Air Kerala


September 13th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) The first meeting of the newly-constituted board of directors of Air Kerala will be held here Friday, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy while discussing the ... Read more...

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Sensex gains 66 points in special trading


September 8th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets gained 66 points higher in a special trading session Saturday.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock ... Read more...

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TDP demands assembly session to discuss people’s problems


August 31st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Friday urged the governor to convene a special session of the state assembly to discuss the unprecedented power crisis ... Read more...

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Ugandan parliament honours Olympic gold winner


August 17th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, Aug 17 (IANS) The Ugandan parliament has held a special session in honour of Olympics marathon winner Stephen Kiprotich, the country's sole gold medallist in London.During the session Thursday, ... Read more...

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Football authority clears use of goal-line technology


July 6th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 6 (IANS) The International Football Association Board (IFAB), the governing body that determines the laws of football, at a special session convened in Zurich decided to allow ... Read more...

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UN rights resolution on Syria beyond mandate: Russia


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Human Rights Council resolution on the Houla massacre in Syria goes beyond its mandate and contradicts the May 27 UN Security Council statement, ... Read more...

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UN Human Rights Council to discuss Syria


May 31st, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 31 (IANS) The UN Human Rights Council will hold a special session here Friday on the situation and the recent killings in Syria, Xinhua reported.Over 100 people were ... Read more...

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IGNOU spreads awareness about deafness


May 27th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A special session aimed at increasing awareness and discussing problems related to deafness was organised at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for its ... Read more...

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Omar ‘proud’ to attend special session of Parliament Sunday


May 13th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is keenly looking forward to attend the special session of Parliament Sunday to mark 60th anniversary of its ... Read more...

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Sensex closes flat in special session


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Indian equities markets which opened Saturday for a special 90- minute trading session closed on a flat note. State-run firms were among the major gainers, ... Read more...

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India aim to win against Poland: Nobbs


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs said Thursday that the boys will go all out for a win against Poland in their last pool match ... Read more...

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World Economic Forum calls for business innovation


January 26th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 26 (IANS) Participants at the annual World Economic Forum here Wednesday urged the companies to focus on innovation to remain in business.Companies failing to adapt themselves to new ... Read more...

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Pakistan government should set its house in order: Daily


January 14th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) The Pakistan government should set its house in order, said a daily as it noted that due to its vacillation and inconsistency "one can ... Read more...

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Ready to give up presidency: Zardari


January 11th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has said he is ready to give up his post if his Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and coalition partners so ... Read more...

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BJP doesn’t know what it wants on Lokpal, says Congress


January 5th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) does not know what it wants on the Lokpal issue, the Congress said Thursday after the opposition party met ... Read more...

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MPs demand special session to discuss agrarian crisis


December 15th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, Rajya Sabha members Thursday demanded calling a special session of parliament to discuss the country's agrarian crisis with nearly 2.15 ... Read more...

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BJP demands special parliamentary session on agriculture


December 15th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday demanded a special session of parliament to discuss the agrarian crisis in the country."There is a need for ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar: Special session of Tamil Nadu assembly Thursday


December 14th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) A special session of the Tamil Nadu assembly will be held Thursday to pass a resolution that the state will not give up its rights over ... Read more...

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Special session of Tamil Nadu assembly on Mullaperiyar issue


December 11th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday announced that a special session of the assembly will be convened Dec 15 to pass a resolution that the ... Read more...

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Call special session to discuss Lokpal: Sharad Yadav


December 11th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convenor Sharad Yadav Sunday demanded the government either extend the winter session of parliament or ... Read more...

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DMK demands all-party meet on Mullaperiyar Dam


December 9th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi Friday urged the state government to call an all-party meet to discuss the Mullaperiyar Dam issue.Speaking ... Read more...

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CPI-M politburo resolution on dam faulty, says Achuthanandan


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 2 (IANS) V.S. Achuthanandan, former Kerala chief minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader, Friday said a resolution passed by the party's politburo the day before on ... Read more...

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MCD split: Special session Nov 30 to pass bill


November 25th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) With the home ministry approving the trifurcation of Municipal Corporation of Delhi, the state government Thursday called a special assembly session on Nov 30 to ... Read more...

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Trinamool fields Subrata Bakshi for Lok Sabha by-poll


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Trinamool Congress state president Subrata Bakshi will be the party's candidate for the Lok Sabha by-election from South Kolkata to be held Nov 30, party ... Read more...

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Suspend violence for talks, Maoists told


September 21st, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The central government will be ready for talks if Maoists suspend violence even if they do not give up arms, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said ... Read more...

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Anna will break his fast Sunday (Lead)


August 27th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare will break his fast Sunday, a Team Anna member said but did not specify the time."It is not possible for Anna to ... Read more...

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Syria vote: India calls lack of consensus regrettable


August 25th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 24 (IANS) Explaining its abstention in the vote on a resolution on Syria in the Human Rights Council, India has rued the lack of consensus in the Geneva-based ... Read more...

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Anna to break fast after written commitment: PM


August 24th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Noting that Anna Hazare's failing health was a matter of "concern" for all, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the 74-year-old activist would end his ... Read more...

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Special session for Lokpal bill can’t be ruled out: Bansal


August 24th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A special session of parliament being called for passing the Lokpal bill could not be ruled out, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said Wednesday ... Read more...

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India to push Rajiv Gandhi plan for n-free world


August 19th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India is poised to push for universal nuclear disarmament at global fora as a panel, headed by Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar, Friday presented ... Read more...

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UN chief urges political solution to Libyan crisis


August 11th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Thursday called for a political solution to end the ongoing civil war in Libya, which has left thousands of people killed.UN Secretary-General ... Read more...

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Minnesota shutdown finally ends


July 20th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minnesota, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state government shutdown in Minnesota is finally over after more than a fortnight. The thing came to its culmination when the Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton appended ... Read more...

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50 mn Indians to be screened for diabetes


July 19th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) With lifestyle diseases like diabetes and hypertension posing a huge health risk to India, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Tuesday said the government is planning ... Read more...

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