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Education tool that understands child’s needs and abilities


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 16 (IANS) Edualert, a US-based Education Management Company with an avowed aim to revolutionise the education system in India, has just launched a new education tool, Learn 360, ... Read more...

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J&K; government creates 1,083 posts, approves Jammu golf course


August 30th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday approved the creation of 1,083 posts of village-level workers (VLWs) in the rural development department.It also took a decision to ... Read more...

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Northern grid came close to tripping Monday: UP officials


August 20th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) The Northern grid came close to snapping Monday but for the timely intervention of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited, state government officials said.The grid frequency dipped ... Read more...

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BJP terms Shivpal Yadav’s comments reckless


August 10th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday termed as "reckless and bizarre" the reported remarks of Uttar Pradesh PWD Minister Shivpal Yadav that hard-working officials ... Read more...

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Minister flayed for saying officials can steal from state coffers


August 10th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's PWD minister Shivpal Yadav Friday back-tracked from his earlier statement in which he had reportedly told state government officials to steal but not ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CONCOR to extend network in eastern, northeastern regions


August 1st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 1 (IANS) State-run logisitics firm Container Corporation (CONCOR) plans to extend its network in eastern and northeastern India, setting up two more Inland Container Depots (ICDs) at Siliguri ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UP officials not taking Akhilesh seriously: BSP


July 30th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The opposition BSP Monday took pot shots at Akhilesh Yadav following attacks on statues of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar and their leader Mayawati, describing the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chidambaram to visit Assam Monday


July 29th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will visit the violence-affected areas of Assam Monday to review the situation, an official said Sunday.During his two-day visit ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Notice to governments on mobile phone towers


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notices to the central and the Delhi governments on a plea to ban high-frequency mobile phone towers in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Modi to visit Japan July 22-27


July 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan July 22-27 following an invitation from Tokyo.Modi's visit will "further strengthen the ties between Gujarat and ... Read more...

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To get Rs.100,000 crore investment, Badal promises the moon


July 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) Uninterrupted 24-hour power supply, three international airports, world-class road connectivity, lower power tariff, single window clearances and much more -- the Punjab government is offering the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Assam floods: Central team starts to assess damage


July 10th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 10 (IANS) A central team arrived in Assam Tuesday to assess the damage caused by the floods in the state's 27 districts.The first wave of floods and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

CBI officer probing Adarsh scam transferred


July 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) A senior Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officer probing the Adarsh housing scam was transferred Thursday but the agency described it as a "routine move".CBI Joint ... Read more...

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Assam floods toll 18 dead, 2,500 train passengers still stranded (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/Agartala, June 28 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Assam has killed at least 18 people till Thursday, even as over 2,500 passengers in four trains continued to be stranded for the ... Read more...

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Day 3: 2,500 train passengers still stranded in Assam


June 28th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/Agartala, June 28 (IANS) Over 2,500 passengers in four trains continued to be stranded for the third day Thursday as heavy landslides following heavy rains blocked tracks and cut ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

HRD ministry for quality education in madrasas


June 27th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The union human resource development (HRD) ministry has set up a consultative committee for implementing a scheme for providing quality and modern education at madrasas, ... Read more...

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12,000 pilgrims arrive for Amarnath Yatra


June 24th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) The first batch of Hindu pilgrims, consisting of 12,000 people from across the country arrived Sunday morning at the two base camps in Jammu and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Anxious wait for families of Shirdi pilgrims in Hyderabad


June 16th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Families of Shirdi pilgrims travelling in a bus, which met with an accident in Maharashtra's Osmanabad district early Saturday, were anxiously waiting for some information about ... Read more...

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GAIL to invest Rs.11,000 crore in Uttar Pradesh


June 14th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) Wednesday informed the Uttar Pradesh government that it proposes to invest around Rs.11,000 crore in the state which would lead ... Read more...

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Fuel shortage to ease in Chennai, says Jayalalithaa


May 29th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said the acute shortage of petrol and diesel will end in the metropolis as urgent steps are being taken ... Read more...

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Centre to offload 6 months PDS grains


May 24th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) With its granaries overflowing and record food production for the third year in a row, the central government Thursday decided to allow states to lift ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reduce mining in Goa to one-third: Panel


May 21st, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 21 (IANS) Mining in Goa has crossed the social and environmental threshold and further ore extraction should be capped at approximately 20 percent of the current levels, recommends ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Apex court notice on nurses’ harassment


May 7th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and state governments on a petition seeking a shield for nurses against alleged harassment by some ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton to visit India, China, Bangladesh


April 27th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to India, China and Bangladesh next month to discuss bilateral relations, the State Department said Thursday.Clinton will visit ... Read more...

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Roerich row: Himachal counters Russian embassy remarks


April 25th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday objected to the Russian embassy's allegation that it was trying to take over the trust managing late Russian artist Nicholas Roerich's ... Read more...

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Chidambaram in Jammu, visits Vaishno Devi


April 10th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 10 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram arrived here Tuesday for a daylong visit to review the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and also pay obeisance ... Read more...

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US under secretary praises Nitish Kumar for ‘positive change’ in Bihar


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 3 (IANS) Impressed by the positive change and development in the eastern Indian state of Bihar in the last few years, US Under Secretary of State for Political ... Read more...

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NCW members to visit Kolkata April 2


March 31st, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Amid reports of a large number of rape cases across West Bengal, a delegation of National Commission for Women (NCW) is scheduled to visit Kolkata ... Read more...

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Odisha to decide on rescuing hostages: Chidambaram


March 31st, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Backing the Odisha government's approach on talks with the Maoists for the safe release of an abducted Italian and a legislator, Home Minister P. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Floating protest: Kashmir houseboat owners cry foul (With Images)


March 19th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's famed houseboats were the focus of a unique protest here Monday with dozens of owners moving around in shikaras (boats) on the Jhelum ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mulayam summons UP police chief, chief secretary over violence (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Rattled by incidents of violence in many parts of Uttar Pradesh and worried at them being attributed to workers of his victorious Samajwadi Party (SP), ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mayawati’s officials out to taint SP’s image: Akhilesh (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Pushed on the backfoot by reports of hooliganism by his party workers in several parts of Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BSP officials out to taint SP’s image, says Akhilesh Yadav


March 9th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Amid reports of hooliganism by Samajwadi Party supporters in several parts of the state, party president Akhilesh Yadav Friday accused "mischief makers" and state government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mayawati accuses central government in NRHM scam


February 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Meerut, Feb 25 (IANS) Citing political pressure on the CBI for the recent spate of raids in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Don’t dare to ignore poll panel’s directives, Goa warned


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 1 (IANS) In a stern warning to the Goa administration, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi Wednesday said that state government officials "dare not defy directives" on poll-related ... Read more...

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