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65 percent Kerala LPG users use six units a year: Chandy


September 19th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said 65 percent of the seven million LPG users in the state use six or less than six gas cylinders ... Read more...

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Congress protest against Chhattisgarh CM turns violent


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 4 (IANS) At least 20 Congress workers were injured and some 1,000 protesters arrested and lodged in a makeshift jail following clashes with police Tuesday in Chhattisgarh ... Read more...

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Another pre-poll sop for over 300,000 ‘babus’ (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) Less than two months before the assembly polls, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has apparently made a contribution towards his vote bank by announcing ... Read more...

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Rs.70 crore liquor sold on Onam days


August 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) Kerala saw Rs.70 crore worth of liquor sales during the two Onam days Tuesday and Wednesday.An official from the excise department told IANS that sales on ... Read more...

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Assam government to ban bandhs


August 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 29 (IANS) The Assam government Wednesday decided to ban calling of bandhs for the next one month in the state.Assam's Home Secretary G.D. Tripathi said the decision was ... Read more...

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Kerala’s Onam thanksgiving for migrants


August 24th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) At a time when people from the northeast have been fleeing cities like Pune, Bangalore and Chennai fearing reprisal over violence against Muslims in ... Read more...

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Dhumal announces sops on I-Day


August 15th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 15 (IANS) In the run up to assembly elections, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday announced sops for government employees and pensioners."The government will ... Read more...

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Liquor prices to go up by 6 per cent in Kerala from Aug 1


July 30th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) The Kerala government has decided to raise the prices of all Indian made foreign liquor (IMFL), except beer, by six percent from Aug 1, said an ... Read more...

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‘Deport foreigners tending Goa bars sans work visas’


July 25th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Foreign nationals tending bars in Goa without work visas should be deported, a BJP legislator said Wednesday.Michael Lobo, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from ... Read more...

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Congress moves court against Chhattisgarh CM


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 20 (IANS) Congress leaders Friday filed a complaint in the district court against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, seeking a probe into allotment of land by the state ... Read more...

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Ostrich is animal, conclude legislators in Pakistan


July 20th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) A Pakistani provincial assembly "in its (in)finite wisdom" has declared that an ostrich is not a bird but an animal, said a leading daily.An editorial in ... Read more...

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Rajasthan bans gutka, plans fines up to Rs.10 lakh


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 18 (IANS) Rajasthan Wednesday banned the production, sales and storage of gutka (tobacco-laced paan masala), the fifth state in the country to do so, and Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Parrikar flip-flop: Says no illegal mining in Goa


July 16th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) In a sharp turn-around, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government said Monday there was no illegal mining underway in the state."There are no illegal mines operating ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM-designate Shettar in land deal row


July 12th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) On the eve of taking over as Karnataka chief minister, Jagadish Shettar was Wednesday caught in an illegal land deal row and a complaint was ... Read more...

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Jagan’s bail plea dismissed (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who has been arrested in a case ... Read more...

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Rosaiah exempted from personal appearance in Hyderabad court


June 29th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) In a major breather for Tamil Nadu Governor K.Rosaiah, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday exempted him from personally appearing in a city court in a ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Jagan bail plea


June 28th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 28 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday reserved till July 4 its order on the bail petition of YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in ... Read more...

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Hyderabad court summons Tamil Nadu governor in land case


June 18th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) In a setback to Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah, a city court Monday issued summons to him in a case relating to de-notification of a government ... Read more...

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Will continue to prop UPA from outside: SP


June 15th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Stating that it was not in favour of mid-term polls, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Friday said it was not joining the government but would ... Read more...

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Akhilesh regime refuses probe into ’sugar mill loot’


June 14th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) The Akhilesh Yadav government has decided not to press for action in the multi-crore-rupee scam involving sale of 21 sugar mills during the erstwhile Mayawati regime, ... Read more...

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Odisha hikes remuneration of home guards


June 12th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 12 (IANS) Odisha Tuesday hiked the daily remuneration of its home guards by Rs.50 to keep it at par with their counterparts in neighbouring states, officials said.A home ... Read more...

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Hazare targets PM over coal blocks auction issue


June 5th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Taking pot shots at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh yet again, social activist Anna Hazare criticised him over the auction of coal blocks during the period ... Read more...

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Team Anna accuses Krishna of mining graft in Karnataka


May 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 29 (IANS) Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan Tuesday alleged that External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna while serving as Karnataka chief minister indulged in corruption causing ... Read more...

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Sans opposition, Congress has a smooth ride in Assam (Assam Newsletter)


May 26th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) With opposition weak and in a shambles and greater thrust on peace and development, the Congress-led government seems to have a smooth ride ahead in Assam ... Read more...

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Haryana officers booked for loss to state


May 21st, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Three engineers, working for the Haryana government, have been charge-sheeted for having caused a loss running into crores of rupees to the state exchequer, a spokesman ... Read more...

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Noida chief now also heads Greater Noida, Expressway


May 21st, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday gave additional charges of the Greater Noida Development Authority and the Yamuna Expressway Authority to senior Indian Administrative Services (IAS) ... Read more...

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New Noida CEO, chairman appointed


May 4th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 4 (IANS) After lying vacant for 49 days, the posts of the chairman and CEO of Noida, neighbouring New Delhi, were filled Friday with the Uttar Pradesh government ... Read more...

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Chandy not in favour of state finance for golf club


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 2 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the previous government's decision to take over the Trivandrum Golf Club was not correct and he was not in ... Read more...

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Allow resale of commercial land only in rare cases: Himachal panel


April 25th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) Resale of commercial land in Himachal Pradesh, purchased after special permission, should be allowed in rarest of rare cases. And in case the land is not ... Read more...

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Goa’s director of prosecution booked for corruption


April 25th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) The chief of Goa's prosecution department has been booked for alleged corruption and cheating just a week before she was to retire from service.The first information ... Read more...

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UP legislators to have 3G connectivity


April 24th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Legislators of both houses in the Uttar Pradesh assembly will soon be armed with the latest gadgets and web-friendly mobile phones having 3G connectivity, thanks to ... Read more...

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Supplementary charges filed in Andhra township case


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday filed an additional set of formal charges in the Emaar-APIIC township case in a court here.Businessman Sunil Reddy, said ... Read more...

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Much-awaited work begins on Durgawati project in Bihar


April 18th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 18 (IANS) After more than three decades, much-awaited work on the Durgawati reservoir project on the Sone river began Wednesday in Bihar's Rohtas district, officials said."Finally, work on ... Read more...

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Himachal needs policy to check illegal mining


April 7th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh needs a comprehensive mining policy and requires to put in place a system to check illegal mines, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India ... Read more...

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10 Maharashtra ministers guilty of financial lapses: Opposition


April 4th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Maharashtra's opposition parties said Wednesday that 10 state ministers had reportedly been held responsible for financial lapses and causing losses to the state exchequer by ... Read more...

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