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Government to cut its expenditure, launch austerity drive


June 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Facing a slow-down in the economy, the government has launched an austerity drive to reduce expenditure, banned new posts and meetings in five-star ... Read more...

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Parliament panel asks railway to hike fares to ensure safety


March 5th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Monday suggested to Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi that the railways hike passenger fares and mobilise internal resources to ensure safety and modernisation ... Read more...

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Development deficit dogs poll-bound states


January 19th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) With high fiscal deficits -- an indicator of poor financial management -- the five poll-bound states of Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Goa, home ... Read more...

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Maharashtra probing 140,000 fake school students scam


September 15th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Maharashtra education department will carry out a survey of all government-aided schools in the state to verify genuine and bogus students, after a project revealed ... Read more...

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Indian casino king gets court reprieve in Nepal battle


July 5th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 5 (IANS) A chartered accountant from New Delhi, who after building a casino empire in Sri Lanka and then losing it seemed poised for a repeat history in ... Read more...

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CAG to submit audit report against 25 private schools


March 8th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday directed the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to submit its audit report on 25 elite private schools that had complained ... Read more...

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Court questions delay in naming Delhi power regulator chief


January 21st, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday questioned the delay in filling the post of Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) chairman, lying vacant since September last, and sought ... Read more...

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Kerala to revise staff salaries by April


November 13th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Nov 13 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac Saturday said state government employees can look forward to a revised salary structure from April next year.The state-appointed committee considering the new pay-scales ... Read more...

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Cost of maintaining British royal family drops


July 5th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Maintaining the British Queen and the royal family cost 62 pence per person last year, down 7 pence as compared to a year before, Buckingham Palace accounts show. The ... Read more...

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PPP ‘poorest’ among poor political parties in Pakistan!


January 20th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.20 (ANI): The ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) is the poorest among all the 'poor' political parties of Pakistan. Unbelievable, well that's the case if the latest declaration made by these ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Airports Authority to be converted into a company by 2010 (Lead)


August 4th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The government plans to convert the airport regulator Airports Authority of India (AAI) into a company, a senior aviation ministry official said Tuesday. "We are working out to ... Read more...

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Airports Authority to be converted into a company by 2010


August 4th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The government plans to convert the airport regulator Airports Authority of India (AAI) into a company, a senior aviation ministry official said Tuesday. "We are working out to ... Read more...

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Air India won’t pay salaries July 3, workers’ strike Friday


July 2nd, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Air India management Thursday backtracked on its commitment to the employees' union to pay staff salaries by July 3, pushing employees to threaten again that ... Read more...

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Prince Harry’s charity income falls by 84 percent


April 7th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Prince Harry's charity for orphaned and vulnerable children has seen its fundraising and donations income fall by 84 percent.Sentebale, which operates in Lesotho, paid out tens of ... Read more...

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Cash-strapped Queen urged to tighten her belt


September 26th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 26 (ANI): The Queen could face a cash crunch by 2011 but her secret pleas to the Government for extra money are being refused, it has been claimed.Palace aides ... Read more...

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