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India’s share in global trade up: Minister


May 9th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Admitting that India's trade deficit has grown, the government Wednesday said the country was still performing better than most countries and its share in global ... Read more...

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Power plants should import coal, says minister


December 19th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Agreeing that there was a shortage of coal in the country, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal Monday said power plants should look towards importing coal."The energy ... Read more...

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Anganwadi food rates to be linked to inflation


March 10th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The government will revise the rates for the supplementary nutrition programme in aganwadis in tune with the high inflation, parliament was told Thursday.Replying to supplementary ... Read more...

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Introspect, Hamid Ansari urges Rajya Sabha members


December 13th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) An anguished Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari Monday urged members to introspect on the functioning of the house as it was adjourned sine die without transacting ... Read more...

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Pakistan should stop terror to build confidence: Krishna


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday said the only option for Pakistan to bridge the "trust deficit" with India is to take effective steps to stop ... Read more...

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India to launch forestry satellite in 2013


August 9th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A satellite for monitoring the country's forest cover will be launched in 2013, the Rajya Sabha was informed Monday. "A forestry satellite will be launched in 2013 ... Read more...

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Alagiri answers first question in Lok Sabha


August 5th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister M.K. Alagiri, who is not fluent in Hindi and English, answered a question in the Lok Sabha Thursday for the first time after ... Read more...

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Endangered vultures will be back: Minister


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) As environmentalists raise concern over the near extinction of some species of vultures, Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday assured a comeback of the bird, known ... Read more...

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Amit Shah quizzed by CBI, feigns memory lapse (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 28 (IANS) Former Gujarat minister Amit Shah was Wednesday quizzed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here in connection with the 2005 killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh but he ... Read more...

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CBI quizzes Amit Shah in Ahmedabad jail (Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday questioned former Gujarat minister Amit Shah here in connection with the 2005 killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh in a staged ... Read more...

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Ansari seeks correctives to stop Rajya Sabha’s time wastage


May 7th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari said Friday the upper house of parliament lost much of its time due to disruptions and adjournments in the budget session, and ... Read more...

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Sharad Pawar rules out separate budget for Agriculture


March 14th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Friday ruled out a separate budget for Agriculture.Pawar made this statement while replying to supplementary questions during the Question ... Read more...

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No question hour in Lok Sabha first week


March 6th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Disruptions by MPs did not allow the Lok Sabha to hold its question hour even one day during the entire first week of the budget session that ... Read more...

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