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Don’t raise retirement age, Achuthanandan tells Kerala government


July 17th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) Leader of opposition in the Kerala Assembly V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday warned the government against raising the retirement age of its employees and starting a contributory pension ... Read more...

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Ex-DMK minister’s house searched by anti-graft officials


May 18th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) The houses of former Tamil Nadu minister I. Periyasamy and his family members were searched by anti-corruption wing officials Friday in connection with a disproportionate assets ... Read more...

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No tax hike for Maharashtra realty sector


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Reeling under severe inflationary pressures, Maharashtra's realty industry Thursday welcomed Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's assurance that the ready reckoner rates would not be revised in 2012.Ready ... Read more...

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Notice to DLF, Himachal government on housing project


October 17th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 17 (IANS) Acting on a petition alleging serious environmental violations in allowing a private realtor set up an ultra-luxury housing project here, the Himachal Pradesh High Court ... Read more...

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Relief package for migrants on the way


October 9th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) The central and the Jammu and Kashmir governments are working on a relief package for about 20,000 families who had migrated from Pakistan administered Kashmir during ... Read more...

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CBI files case against Reddy firm, conducts raids


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday registered its first case in Karnataka against a firm of mining baron and former state minister G. Janardhan ... Read more...

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Orissa floods: Exam fees for students waived


October 2nd, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 (IANS) Orissa Sunday announced waiving of examination fees of class 10 students in the regions affected by last month's floods.The examination fee of students studying in class ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi arrives in Jammu


September 27th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived here Tuesday to a rousing reception on the second and final leg of his two-day visit to Jammu and ... Read more...

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Kerala unveils draft land acquisition policy


September 7th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 7 (IANS) The Kerala cabinet cleared a draft land acquisition policy Wednesday to speed up the development process in the state.The Kerala move coincided with Rural Development Minister ... Read more...

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Help Orissa’s drought hit, urges Congress


August 29th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) Describing the prevailing drought situation in Orissa as serious, the Congress Monday asked the Naveen Patnaik government to take urgent measures to help those hit by ... Read more...

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Orissa lightning strikes leave 32 dead


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 3 (IANS) Lightning strikes in two days in Orissa have caused 32 deaths, the government said Wednesday.Authorities Wednesday confirmed eight more deaths.While 15 people died Tuesday, 17 others ... Read more...

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Toll in Orissa lightning strikes rises to 24 (Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) The death toll due to lightning strikes increased to 24 in Orissa with the state government confirming seven more deaths Tuesday.While the seven people died across ... Read more...

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Lightning strikes kill 17 in Orissa


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) At least 17 people, including six women, were killed in lightning strikes across Orissa with the coastal district of Ganjam accounting for four casualties, officials said ... Read more...

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Film maker, friends lose battle for bungalows


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 22 (IANS) Pradeep Kishan, film maker and husband of writer-activist Arundhati Roy, and his three friends have lost the battle for their bungalows near Bhopal after the ... Read more...

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Mild quake in Orissa, no damage reported


April 19th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 19 (IANS) A mild earthquake measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale was felt in Orissa early Tuesday, officials said. No damage has been reported.The earthquake occurred at 3.14 ... Read more...

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It could be lucky 13 for some Kerala politicos!


April 14th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 14 (IANS) Unlucky 13? That may not be the case for some politicians who fought the latest polls in Kerala.Elections were held April 13 to constitute the 13th ... Read more...

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Kandhamal riots could have been avoided: Ex-minister


March 9th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 9 (IANS) The communal violence in Orissa's Kandhamal district could have been avoided had Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid attention to issues of tribal discontentment, a former ... Read more...

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Dhumal presents Rs.16,708.47 crore budget (With image)


March 9th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday presented the budget estimates for 2011-12 with a proposed outlay of Rs.16,708.47 crore. However, no fresh taxes have ... Read more...

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Direct taxes are major resource for undertaking development work: Pranab Mukherjee


February 26th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that direct taxes are now the major resource provider to the Central Government for undertaking developmental work.Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Chinese to get spring festival allowances


January 21st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) The Chinese State Council will give away 10.4 billion yuan ($1.58 billion) to help low-income families enjoy weeklong Spring Festival, the China Daily quoted a report carried on ... Read more...

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Orissa wants paddy procurement norms relaxed


January 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 1 (IANS) Orissa has requested the central government to relax paddy and rice procurement norms for the state as its farmers faced a calamity of rare severity in 2010, an ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan panel to decide on Kochi Cricket Stadium


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 22 (IANS) A committee chaired by Chief Minister V.S.Achuthanandan will decide the fate of the cricket stadium in KOchi, which has run into environmental problems.The union environment and forests ministry ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Court questions inaction against erring officers


December 21st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday questioned the state government over inaction against erring officers involved in the Mumbai's Adarsh cooperative housing society scam."Why has the state government not ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court pulls up Maharashtra Govt. over Adarsh scam


December 21st, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 21 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Tuesday slammed the Maharashtra Government over the controversial Adarsh Housing Society scam saying it is 'a clear-cut case of manipulation' by its officers ... Read more...

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Munda stays ban on sale of OBCs’ land to upper castes


December 9th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has stayed the order of the state revenue secretary that bans sale of backward communities' land to higher castes, an official said Thursday.According ... Read more...

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Three Karnataka ministers face axe in cabinet shuffle (Lead)


September 21st, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) Three ministers will be dropped and six inducted in the Karnataka cabinet, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief K.S. Eshwarappa announced amid chaotic developments in the ruling ... Read more...

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Case registered against rioting party workers in Mumbai


September 8th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Mumbai police Wednesday registered a case against rioting leaders and party workers of the Shiv Sena and Swabhiman Sangathan who turned Dadar railway station into a war zone ... Read more...

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Police summon Kerala PFI chief in hand-chopping case


August 9th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Muvattupuzha (Kerala), Aug 9 (IANS) Naserudeen Elamaram, Kerala president of the radical Muslim group Popular Front of India (PFI), was Monday summoned by police in connection with last month's attack on a ... Read more...

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RSS intervenes to rein in Karnataka’s Reddy brothers


August 4th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Wednesday counselled the Reddy brothers in Karnataka to exercise restraint in their campaign against the Congress march to Bellary over the issue of ... Read more...

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Heavy rains hit normal life in Orissa


June 25th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) Heavy rains, triggered by the southwest monsoon, hit normal life in some parts of Orissa Friday. The highest 130 mm of rainfall was recorded at Soro in ... Read more...

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Tremors felt in coastal Orissa after Andaman quake


June 13th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 13 (IANS) Tremors were experienced in parts of coastal Orissa Sunday morning, causing some amount panic among residents following an earthquake in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. People living in high-rise ... Read more...

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Circle rates for properties set to increase in Delhi


June 1st, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) After increasing the registration fee for properties and road tax for luxury cars, the Delhi cabinet is set to give its nod to a proposal to hike ... Read more...

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Heat wave sizzles western Orissa


May 28th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 28 (IANS) The western parts of Orissa continued to sizzle Friday as Bolangir town registered a maximum temperature of 44.8 degrees Celsius, the day's highest in the state, the weather ... Read more...

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Ten killed in Orissa thunderstorms (Lead)


May 25th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) At least 10 people, including four children, have been killed as thunderstorms wreaked havoc in many parts of Orissa, an official said Tuesday. Heavy rains struck in many ... Read more...

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Six die in Orissa thunderstorm


May 25th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) At least six people, including four children, have been killed as thunderstorms wreaked havoc in several parts of Orissa, an official said Tuesday. Heavy rains struck several places ... Read more...

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