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Tata Chemicals to set up urea plant in Tripura


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) Tata Chemicals will set up a Rs.5,000 crore, gas-based urea plant in northern Tripura in association with state-owned ONGC and Tripura government, officials said here Tuesday.ONGC ... Read more...

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ONGC plans football academy in Tripura


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is planning to set up a football academy in Tripura to boost the sport in the northeastern region, an ... Read more...

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Advanced electronics lab coming up in Bangalore


July 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) The Jain Group of Institutions (JGI), a leading educational group and US-based Seer Akademi, a pioneer in engineering education and incubation, Thursday announced a joint venture ... Read more...

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Probe into airport Metro flaws, August-end re-start unlikely


July 16th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A two-member expert panel will fix responsibility on the construction defects that led to the suspension of the Airport Metro Express service last week, even ... Read more...

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‘The Buddy Project’ loosely based on ‘Chak De! India’


July 16th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Channel V's forthcoming youth-oriented show "The Buddy Project" focuses on the student-teacher relationship, and producer Sudhir Sharma says it is on the lines of Shah ... Read more...

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Delhi’s airport Metro may re-start late August (Roundup)


July 7th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Airport Express, which will suspend operations Saturday night after major construction defects were detected, is likely to re-start only in late August, ... Read more...

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Airport Metro to remain shut till late August (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Airport Express, which will suspend operations Saturday night after major construction defects were detected, will reopen only in late August, an official ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal gave up karate to embrace badminton


July 6th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Badminton ace Saina Nehwal, who is confident of winning the gold in the London Olympics, was initially into karate before she took up the shuttlecock ... Read more...

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Metro advised to revise fares periodically


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The central government Wednesday advised metros to revise the fares periodically to offset input costs. But Delhi Metro said it had no plans to hike ... Read more...

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‘BJP not to sever ties with Shiv Sena over Pranab’


June 20th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Terming Shiv Sena's support to Pranab Mukherjee for the president's post as "unfortunate", Maharashtra's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Sudhir Mungantiwar ruled out any possibility ... Read more...

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Tainted godman Nityananda freed on bail (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Tainted godman Swami Nityananda, who has been accused by at least five former women devotees of sexually abusing them in his ashram, walked free out of ... Read more...

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Maoists held for abduction, murder


June 14th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 14 (IANS) Two hard core Maoists, hailing from Jharkhand and allegedly involved in several crimes in Odisha, including kidnapping and murder of a police officer were arrested from ... Read more...

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Advisory board set for Metro rail projects


June 7th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The government has constituted a seven-member Metro Advisory Board headed by the urban development secretary which will help formulating plans for Metro rail networks across ... Read more...

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BJP national executive meeting to be kept ’simple’


May 18th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national executive meeting here next week will be kept "simple" as Maharashtra is facing a severe drought, a senior party ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Rajasthan Royals, IPL


April 24th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium here ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Maharashtra assembly over auditor’s report


April 16th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) A belligerent opposition Monday mounted pressure on the government to table in the assembly the official auditor's report on controversial land allotments in Maharashtra.The opposition ... Read more...

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Z-security provided to judges linked to Ayodhya Title suit


March 27th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday informed the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court (HC) that it had provided Z-category security to the three judges connected to ... Read more...

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Faridabad to come on Delhi Metro line


March 25th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Faridabad town in Haryana, adjoining the national capital, will be on the Delhi Metro network soon, with the state government and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) ... Read more...

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Taj city goes without milk


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 23 (IANS) Strike by milk vendors, retailers and "cycle-tanki-wallahs" continued for the fourth day Friday in the Taj city, with no hope of an early resolution of the ... Read more...

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Court takes up threat to Ayodhya verdict judges, lawyers


March 21st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) In a significant development, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to give it details of the steps it ... Read more...

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MNS bags Nashik mayor’s post - with BJP support


March 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik, March 15 (IANS) The Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Thursday bagged the prestigious post of mayor in the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) with the unexpected support of ... Read more...

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Menon to open seminar on South Asia next week


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon will inaugurate a two-day seminar here next week that will focus on the ongoing transformation of South Asia and new ... Read more...

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Anticipatory bail in UP: Court wants early decision


February 29th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Tuesday asked the union government to expedite its decision on the issue of anticipatory bails in Uttar Pradesh.A ... Read more...

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BJP eyeing Nashik mayor’s post with MNS support


February 24th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Friday it was not averse to allying with the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to stake claim to the ... Read more...

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Delhi court lets off three on probation


February 20th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) A Delhi court, giving benefit of probation to a 55-year-old and his two sons convicted for assaulting their neighbour, granted them a chance to reform ... Read more...

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Delhi to get more Metro feeder buses


February 10th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The capital is likely to get more Metro feeder buses with the urban development ministry proposing "augmenting" of the service. "More feeder buses are likely ... Read more...

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Court sends cop to jail, says men in uniform flouting law


February 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A Delhi court has awarded two years' rigorous imprisonment to a traffic police constable for assaulting and illegally detaining a woman, observing that everyday newspapers ... Read more...

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70 percent polling in Punjab, 65 percent in Uttarakhand so far: EC


January 30th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) An estimated 70 percent polling was recorded in Punjab and 65 percent in Uttarakhand in assembly elections in the two states, the Election Commission said ... Read more...

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No turning back on democracy: Myanmar foreign minister


January 25th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Amid the democratic transition in Myanmar, Foreign Minister U. Wunna Maung Lwin Friday assured the international community that there will be "no turning back or ... Read more...

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ONGC to set up gas-based fertilizer plant in Tripura


January 24th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 24 (IANS) State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will set up a Rs.5,000 crore, gas-based fertilizer plant in Tripura to meet the growing shortage of urea, the ... Read more...

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BJP registers complaint against NCP


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Alleging that the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders have lured voters to attend a rally in Maharashtra's Beed district, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday ... Read more...

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Sena-BJP-RPI ‘Grand Alliance’ ready for Mumbai civic polls


January 12th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) The Shiv Sena, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Republican Party of India Thursday announced their 'Grand Alliance' would sweep the forthcoming Brihanmumbai Municipal ... Read more...

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Sreedharan bids adieu to Delhi Metro


December 31st, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) "It was a very satisfying experience and I am very happy that Metro treads 190 km," Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan said Saturday, his last ... Read more...

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Prashant Bhushan given permission to buy land in Himachal


December 24th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 23 (IANS) The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh has allowed Team Anna member and lawyer Prashant Bhushan special permission to purchase land in the state, a right only ... Read more...

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Indonesian MPs seek lessons from India’s anti-graft movement


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India's anti-corruption movement and its evolving institutions to combat graft have attracted the attention of Indonesian MPs here on a visit.A four-member delegation from ... Read more...

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