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UP prepares to finalize new industrial policy


June 8th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will engage with industrial and business bodies June 11-13 to frame the new Infrastructure, Industry and Service Sector Investment Policy for 2012.Officials ... Read more...

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‘Take 12th Plan to states’ meet in Lucknow May 16


May 16th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) "Take the plan to the states" is the new mantra of the Planning Commission to ensure successful implementation of the manufacturing component of the 12th ... Read more...

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Tenders for Goa’s second international airport by September


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Global tenders for Goa's second international airport will be floated within six months, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Monday.Speaking to reporters after chairing a Mopa airport ... Read more...

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Call for urgent IMF quota, governance reforms


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Reaffirming the urgency of making the 2010 quota and governance reforms effective by October to enhance the International Monetary Fund's legitimacy and credibility, its steering ... Read more...

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‘300 mn suffering from asthma globally’


April 16th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Around 300 million people in the world are suffering from asthma and the figure can rise to 400 million by 2025, says the World Allergy ... Read more...

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No green signal for Indian hockey team’s tour to Pakistan


April 4th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Citing security concerns, the external affairs ministry hasn't approved an Indian hockey team's tour to Pakistan for a three-nation meet also involving Malaysia, Hockey India ... Read more...

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Budget hike for social sector garners mixed response


March 17th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Representatives from civil society and non-governmental organisations Saturday welcomed the 45 percent hike in investment on women and child development adding that funding gaps ... Read more...

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Sports ministry clears national camp after HI’s flip-flop


March 5th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The sports ministry Monday finally paved the way for the national hockey team's camp that will start Tuesday at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) ... Read more...

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Fifty new vehicle launches at Auto Expo 2012


December 21st, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Fifty new two-wheelers, cars, buses and trucks would be launched at the Auto Expo 2012 beginning here Jan 5."This year's auto expo will have 50 ... Read more...

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Kishenji’s death not good for country: Shibu Soren


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 2 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren said the death of Maoist leader Kishenji was "not good for the country", inviting sharp reaction from political ... Read more...

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Innovation in defence sector below par: Antony


November 14th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Calling upon India's defence public sector undertakings and ordnance factories to invest in research and development, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday expressed displeasure over their ... Read more...

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Striking Telangana employees arrested ahead of protest


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Nalgonda district of Telangana as police arrested scores of pro-Telangana striking government employees heading towards Nagarjuna Sagar to lay siege to a ... Read more...

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Telangana Congress leaders prepare ‘action plan’


October 18th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Congress party leaders from Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday chalked out an action plan to achieve a separate Telangana state but said they would ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown Monday, rail blockade cut short


October 16th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Sunday cut short its three-day "rail blockade" and instead called for a shutdown in the region Monday to protest ... Read more...

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Telangana JAC calls for Hyderabad shutdown Sep 30


September 26th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Intensifying the movement for a separate Telangana state, the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Monday called for a shutdown in Hyderabad Sep 30 and a ... Read more...

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Congress legislator resigns for Telangana


September 24th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) A legislator of the ruling Congress Saturday resigned in support of the demand for grant of statehood to Telangana region.T. Rajaiah, member of assembly from ... Read more...

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Telangana Congress MPs to boycott parliament session


August 14th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Congress party MPs from the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Sunday decided to continue their boycott of the ongoing parliament session over their demand for ... Read more...

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Congress leaders of Telangana reject second SRC proposal


July 12th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Congress leaders from Telangana region Tuesday rejected the proposal to set up a second States Reorganisation Commission (SRC) and said they would settle for nothing ... Read more...

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Telangana rail blockade July 14


July 9th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Saturday called for a day's rail blockade across Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region July 14 while government employees would go ... Read more...

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Plea for CBI probe into Shibu Soren’s assets


June 21st, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 21 (IANS) A petition was filed in the Jharkhand High Court Tuesday seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the assets of former chief minister and ... Read more...

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Soren rejects Munda’s plea, JMM joins Jamshedpur by-poll (Lead)


June 11th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jun 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren, who also heads the ruling alliance's steering committee, Saturday turned down Chief Minister Arjun Munda's request not ... Read more...

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JMM rejects Munda’s request not to contest by-poll


June 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jun 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief and the ruling alliance's steering committee chairman Shibu Soren Saturday turned down Chief Minister Arjun Munda's request not to field ... Read more...

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Disabled rights group protests lag on schemes


May 27th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Hundreds of differently-abled people held a protest rally in the city against the "sluggish and careless implementation" of the 11th five year plan (2007-2011) that ... Read more...

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Duty bound to contribute to health process: Binayak Sen


May 25th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Human rights activist Binayak Sen, who has been nominated to the Planning Commission's steering committee on health, Tuesday said he felt duty bound and eager ... Read more...

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Gogoi to be sworn in Assam chief minister third time


May 17th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 17 (IANS) Tarun Gogoi was set to be sworn in as Assam's chief minister for the third straight term after being unanimously chosen leader by the 77 ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh BJP launches offensive against Binayak Sen


May 16th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 16 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has launched an offensive against rights activist and physician Binayak Sen after the Planning Commission made him a ... Read more...

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Centre restructures Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme


May 1st, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1(ANI): The Central government has restructured the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) - the flagship scheme of Union Textiles Ministry for upgradation of technology in the textile and jute ... Read more...

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TAPI pipeline project: gas price, transit fees not resolved yet


April 28th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) With the issues of gas prices and transit fees still remaining, the four ministers participating in a meeting on the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline project Thursday ... Read more...

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India has world’s highest number of still-births: Lancet


April 14th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) A total of 22 babies were born dead out of every 1,000 births in India in 2009, the highest number of still-births in the world, ... Read more...

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Telangana million march on, ban orders in Hyderabad


March 7th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 7 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Monday declared that it would go ahead with its million march to Hyderabad March 10 to press the demand ... Read more...

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Sports ministry launches ‘Opex London 2012′ to prepare athletes


March 3rd, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Thursday launched the ambitious "Operation Excellence London 2012" to prepare Indian athletes for the London Olympics.Maken said after the success of ... Read more...

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The most FAQs about microbes and oil spills


February 18th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): The American Academy of Microbiology has created a dataset of the most frequently asked questions concerning microbes and oil spills."Long before the Gulf oil spill microbes evolved the ... Read more...

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Munda files nomination for Kharsawa by-poll


January 19th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 19 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda of the Bharatiya janata Party (BJP) Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Kharsawa assembly by-poll scheduled Feb 10.Munda filed his nomination ... Read more...

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Munda to be ruling alliance joint nominee for by-poll: Soren


January 18th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 18 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief and Jharkhand's ruling alliance steering committee chairperson Shibu Soren Tuesday said that Chief Minister Arjun Munda would be the joint nominee of the ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks pays US soldier $15,100 legal fee for leaks


January 14th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Whistle-blower website Wikileaks has donated $15,100 to the legal defence fund of the US soldier accused of providing it with the digital trove of secret diplomatic cables sent ... Read more...

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