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Socio-economic survey to be undertaken of Kerala fisherfolk


September 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Kerala Fisheries Minister K. Babu Thursday allocated Rs.1.71 million for a socio-economic survey of the state's fisherfolk."The situation today is that there are no proper statistics ... Read more...

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World Coconut Day: Kerala tries to stop production fall


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 2 (IANS) With World Coconut Day being celebrated Sunday, the production area and productivity of the nut has seen a decline in Kerala, the land of coconuts. But ... Read more...

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J&K; to get planning board this year: Omar


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday announced that state planning board is being constituted this year to "achieve the development goals in consonance with ... Read more...

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Kerala woos prospective investors from Karnataka


July 20th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) The Kerala government is wooing captains of industry in Karnataka to make the coastal state a preferred investment destination."We are willing to go the extra mile ... Read more...

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CPI-M leads in Neyattinkara by-election


June 15th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) The Left was leading over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by 416 votes, as counting for the Neyattinkara by-election began here Friday. The Congress was ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M fields Chintha editor for Rajya Sabha


June 7th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 7 (IANS) The Left Democratic Front (LDF) Thursday decided to field veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist leader and former State Planning Board member C.P. Narayanan as its nominee ... Read more...

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Britain shows interest in tying up with Kerala B-school


May 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 (IANS) Britain is keen to forge ties with the city-based Asian School of Business (ASB) for conducting collaborative studies in areas like climate change, agriculture and energy, ... Read more...

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Civil society demands universal pension for elderly


May 4th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Members of civil society and the unorganised sector Friday demanded universal pension rights for the elderly of the unorganised sector with a series of public ... Read more...

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Kerala CM to make major pitch for investment


April 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with a team of officials will meet diplomats and business honchos in Delhi later this week as part of an exercise ... Read more...

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Sreedharan is on board Kochi Metro


January 12th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 (IANS) Former Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan Thursday confirmed that he will be part of the proposed Rs.5,000 crore Kochi Metro, and said he would be ... Read more...

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Trinamool opens Goa unit


January 2nd, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 2 (IANS) With elections to the Goa state assembly less than two months away, the Trinamool Congress has opened its Goa chapter and has installed a former chief ... Read more...

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Bengal should impose ‘green cess’ on electricity: Expert


November 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) The West Bengal government needs to impose a nominal "green" cess on electricity so that it has sufficient funds to dole out fiscal incentives which can ... Read more...

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Sreedharan, Tarun Das in Kerala Planning Board


August 10th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Making clear that he wants the state's development process on fast track, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has appointed E. Sreedharan and Tarun Das in the ... Read more...

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Manipuri Fashions To Be Showcased Globally


September 4th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It has been announced that the local designers from Manipur are all getting ready to showcase their talents on a global platform.These Manipuri designers will ... Read more...

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Four chief ministers, no big deal: Lapang


March 24th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 24 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister D.D. Lapang Wednesday defended his decision to accord three more leaders with the rank and status of chief minister, saying that the state had seen ... Read more...

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Suicides due to failed love rise in Kerala


March 7th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) Suicides caused by failed love affairs are rising steadily in Kerala, which leads the country in the total number of suicides. A total of 117 jilted lovers took ... Read more...

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Chief minister’s status ‘lowered’ in Meghalaya: Sangma


February 12th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 12 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader P.A. Sangma said the "value" of the chief minister has declined in Meghalaya with the elevation of ... Read more...

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Himachal okays annual plan of Rs.3,000 crore


January 27th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 27 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Wednesday approved its annual plan of Rs.3,000 crore (Rs.30 billion) for the year 2010-11, which is Rs.300 crore more than the previous year. Chief Minister Prem Kumar ... Read more...

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Close liquor shops on major roads: Kerala church group


September 5th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Kerala Catholic Bishop Council (KCBC) Saturday asked the state government to follow the directive of the central government to close down all liquor outlets that are located ... Read more...

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Congress to agitate against Madhya Pradesh water crisis


May 29th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 29 (IANS) The Congress's Madhya Pradesh unit will stage demonstrations at every district headquarters in the state Saturday against the alleged laxity of the government in tackling the ongoing ... Read more...

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Congress-led Meghalaya government wins trust vote


May 25th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 25 (IANS) The Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government of Chief Minister D.D. Lapang won the trust-vote in the state assembly Monday. Lapang, who was sworn in as chief minister for ... Read more...

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President’’s rule imposed in Meghalaya, Sangma protests


March 19th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): A day after the Central Government''s recommendation for President''s rule in Meghalaya, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil placed the State Assembly under suspended animation. "The President has signed ... Read more...

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Leader of ruling coalition partner slams Goa chief minister


January 31st, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 31 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)'s Goa unit chief Wilfred de Souza Saturday launched a scathing attack on Chief Minister Digambar Kamat of the Congress party, alleging that Kamat could ... Read more...

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Kerala’s annual plan fixed at Rs.80.6 billion


January 17th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) The Kerala government Saturday fixed the state's annual plan for the next fiscal at Rs.8,650 crore (Rs.80.65 billion). Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan, who chaired the meeting of the ... Read more...

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Remittances to Kerala set to fall


January 17th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac Saturday said the state is soon going to feel the heat of the economic slowdown as remittances from abroad are certain to fall ... Read more...

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Kerala legislators join to increase paddy cultivation


January 12th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 (IANS) Legislators of the Kerala assembly Monday initiated a campaign to save paddy fields from being used for other purposes, as agricultural land area in the state has drastically ... Read more...

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New Kerala policy to check atrocities against women


November 24th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananathapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) Kerala is set to unveil a women's policy whose highlight will be to campaign against atrocities against women by setting up a few select model villages and vigilance ... Read more...

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Goa BJP accuses NCP chief of faking affidavits


October 1st, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) Goa's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday alleged that Wilfred de Souza, president of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), a member of the ruling coalition, had misled ... Read more...

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Poor monsoon threatens Karnataka’s free power for farmers plan


July 16th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 16 (IANS) A poor monsoon may derail the promise of free electricity to small farmers, a promise made recently by B.S. Yeddyurappa, Karnataka's first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief minister. ... Read more...

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Meghalaya’s first woman MP vows to work for people


May 31st, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by admin
By Syed Zarir Hussain Tura (Meghalaya), May 31 (IANS) Meghalaya's first female MP Agatha Sangma says she will work for the empowerment of women and youth and describes her election to the Lok ... Read more...

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Bhajan Lal gets better of five other Bhajan Lals!


May 30th, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by admin
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) His emphatic victory in a Haryana assembly by-election at the age of 77 may be a "non-event" for some, but former chief minister Bhajan Lal has ... Read more...

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25 bureaucrats moved in Madhya Pradesh reshuffle


May 16th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, May 16 (IANS) In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Madhya Pradesh government has transferred 25 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officials. Amongst those who have been affected by the move Thursday are ... Read more...

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Kerala to host meeting of state finance ministers


May 2nd, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, May 2 (IANS) For the first time, Kerala will play host to a meeting of empowered committee of state finance ministers here May 6. "This is for the first time that ... Read more...

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Kerala asks banks not to fail plan for women


April 20th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac has warned the banks in the state that the government will act tough if they fail to support Kudumbashree mission, the state-supported women ... Read more...

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Javadekar nominated BJP’s Rajya Sabha member from Maharashtra


March 19th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Prakash Javadekar has been nominated as the partys Rajya Sabha member from Maharashtra. Javadekar, who is considered close to senior BJP ... Read more...

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