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India, South Africa ink pact on postal service


September 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) India's Department of Posts Thursday said it has signed an agreement with South Africa Post for starting a speed post service between the two countries."This ... Read more...

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Class 12 students win battle against school, board in apex court


July 16th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Three Class 12 students have won a major battle against their school and the powerful Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE) in the Supreme ... Read more...

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Post office with four mail runners opened in Ladakh


June 19th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 19 (IANS) A post office with four mail runners (postmen), who may cover a distance of 60 km daily, was inaugurated Tuesday at Cha-Lungnak in Jammu and Kashmir's ... Read more...

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Fighting corruption - a poor farmer’s way


June 14th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 14 (IANS) Asked to pay a Rs.1,000 bribe, a landless Bihar farmer begged to differ. And he vented his ire by collecting alms and sending the amount to ... Read more...

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Tax sleuths to verify high-value transactions


January 18th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Indian government will run a special drive from Jan 20 to March 20 to verify high-value transactions including investments, deposits and expenditure in a ... Read more...

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Team Anna faces MPs’ ire, notices to Kejriwal, Bhushan


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A day after Team Anna members launched a frontal attack on the government, accusing it playing "dirty tricks", Anna Hazare's key associates Prashant Bhushan ... Read more...

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Kejriwal gets breach of privilege notice


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) After lawyer Prashant Bhushan and former top cop Kiran Bedi, parliament Saturday issued the breach of privilege notice to Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal. Speaking to ... Read more...

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Post offices to provide visa services


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Visa related services will soon be available in post offices -- in remote areas.India Post Friday said it has signed an agreement with VFS Global ... Read more...

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Cyber expert fears misuse of UID numbers


August 12th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Aadhaar Number, or the Unique Identification Card (UID) that will create a database for 1.2 billion people in India, may go out of hand, ... Read more...

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Usage of postcards, inland letters dip


July 11th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Perhaps it is not surprising in this age of instant communication via e-mails, SMSes and social networking, but reply to a Right to Information (RTI) ... Read more...

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Himachal court offers relief to aspiring teachers


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Taking a serious note of postal delays, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday told the state government to let two aspiring teachers appear in an exam ... Read more...

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Postal department opens counter at Fabindia store


June 14th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The department of posts Tuesday partnered with Fabindia, a retail chain of craft-based products, to open postal retail extension counter at the company's flagship store ... Read more...

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Sibal announces postal department revamp


June 13th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The department of posts (DoP) will revamp mail operations in line with international standards and include a project in the Eleventh Five Year Plan for ... Read more...

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How to get your own unique identity number


May 8th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) With a mammoth exercise on to issue an Aadhar number to each of India's 1.2 billion citizens and interested residents, IANS tracks the process involved ... Read more...

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DDA picks lots for 16,000 flats in Delhi


April 19th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) Monday held the biggest draw of lots for its housing scheme to find out the lucky owners of 16,000 flats ... Read more...

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Money, money… how moolah gets around in Tamil Nadu polls


April 12th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) Colour coded tokens, Speed Post and even impromptu blackouts to facilitate distribution... officials in Tamil Nadu say they are surprised at the myriad ruses being used ... Read more...

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Will put off Tamil Nadu poll if bribes continue: EC


April 11th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) The Election Commission will postpone or countermand polls in Tamil Nadu constituencies where political parties and candidates continue to bribe voters with cash or goods, a ... Read more...

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Man held for cheating on pretext of erecting phone towers


April 10th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) A 22-year-old man was arrested for cheating thousands of people across the country on the pretext of installing mobile towers of telecom companies on their ... Read more...

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Delhi residents to get UID numbers by October


March 11th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The Delhi government is gearing up to complete the exercise of giving out the "Aadhar" numbers by October this year, with poor families set to ... Read more...

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Engineering aspirants’ details uploaded


March 8th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) has uploaded the particulars of all candidates on its website and asked them to check for any errors, ... Read more...

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Postal dept, banks to provide credit cards to rural people


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): The Department of Post (DoP) will introduce a prepaid credit card in association with leading banks including IDBI, HSBC and ICICI to rural people, which will facilitate ... Read more...

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No scope for controversy over Home Minister’s letters to Bhattacharjee: Mukherjee


January 1st, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 1 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said there is no scope for any controversy over the letters that were sent by Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram ... Read more...

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Chidambaram invites Buddhadeb to discuss Maoist problem (Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) Amid the standoff over the presence of armed cadres of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in the Maoist-dominated areas of West Bengal, Home Minister P. Chidambaram ... Read more...

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Chidambaram invites Buddhadeb to discuss Maoist problem


December 30th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Amid a row over the presence of armed cadres of Communist Party of India-Marxist in the Maoist-dominated areas in West Bengal, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday ... Read more...

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Chidambaram invites Buddhadeb for discussion on Bengal situation


December 30th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday invited West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to discuss prevailing situation in his state.Chidambaram has sent two letters today ... Read more...

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Chennai police to seek court help if Modi keeps away


December 29th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) The Chennai police will seek the help of the courts if Lalit Modi, suspended commissioner of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and six others fail to appear in ... Read more...

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India Post blamed for delayed letter to Bhattacharjee (Lead)


December 29th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) India Post is to blame for the delayed delivery of a missive from Home Minister P. Chidambaram that reached West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, days ... Read more...

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Home ministry clarifies stand on Buddhadeb letter


December 29th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The home ministry Wednesday clarified its stand on Home Minister P. Chidambaram's letter to West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on setting up of armed camps ... Read more...

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Stamps sell like ‘hot cakes’ at Congress plenary venue


December 19th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A temporary post office set up at the venue of the Congress party's plenary here is doing brisk business, with over 700 stamps "selling like hot cakes" ... Read more...

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Congress misleading people on cyber-theft allegations: BJP


October 5th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Sharpening its attack on the Congress over alleged theft of its online identity, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said the ruling party was misleading people ... Read more...

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Shera stamps do roaring business at Games Village


September 30th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Unlike other post offices in the city, the one at the Commonwealth Games Village is doing brisk business. At the centre of attraction for foreign athletes is ... Read more...

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Supposed Maoist outfit warns Mayawati


June 26th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 26 (IANS) A supposed Maoist group has threatened violence in Uttar Pradesh, but police say it is a fake threat. The editorial department of a known Hindi daily Friday received a ... Read more...

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Animal organs worth millions seized at Guwahati airport


June 20th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) Customs officials Sunday seized a huge consignment of tiger bones and other animal parts estimated at a whopping Rs.10.66 million and destined for use in traditional medicines in ... Read more...

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Security alert after Jaish threat to blow up trains


June 14th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror outfit may be planning to blow up trains bound to religious places in India, triggering a security alert at Dhanbad railway division, ... Read more...

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India Post to deliver unique identity numbers


May 8th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Department of Posts and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) have entered into a two-year agreement under which India Post will deliver the unique identity ... Read more...

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