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Proposed food bill will burden states: Dhumal


December 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday expressed his reservations to the draft Food Security Bill, 2011, saying the central government is burdening the states ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa opposes food security bill


December 20th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said the National Food Security Bill was replete with confusion and inaccuracies and "will make a mockery of ... Read more...

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Mumbai Fighters name strong team for World Series Boxing


November 4th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Mumbai Fighters Friday named a 17-member team for the World Series Boxing (WSB) series which also includes four foreigners.The team comprises the likes of Akhil Kumar, ... Read more...

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Government offers free vocational coaching to minority students


April 27th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The government is offering students from minority communities free coaching for admission in various technical and professional courses like IT and business management.The other ... Read more...

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Swine flu claims 10 victims in Britain


December 13th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Swine flu, the H1N1 virus behind last year's global pandemic has reared its head again this winter, claiming 10 lives in Britain, according to the Health Protection Agency ... Read more...

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Environment Ministry to give away ‘Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra Awards’ tomorrow


November 18th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The Ministry of Environment and Forests will give away 'Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra Awards' 2010 on Friday to recognize the pioneering and innovative contribution made by the individuals ... Read more...

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‘Dum Maaro Dum’ release shifted to Easter weekend


November 13th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The release date of Abhishek Bachchan-starrer "Dum Maaro Dum" has been shifted to April 22 from Feb 4, as producers Fox Star Studios and Ramesh Sippy ... Read more...

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Hyundai Equus Debuts At SEMA 2010


November 7th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The revamped and redesigned Hyundai Equus sedan made a few heads turn at the SEMA Show 2010. The car does look impressive and it got good ... Read more...

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Study: Seasonal flu shot lowers heart attack risk by 20%


October 1st, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study has found the link between the flu shots and heart attack. The study results make it clear that those people who get flu shots have ... Read more...

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Seasonal flu vaccine ‘lowers first heart attack risk’


September 21st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): A new study has found that the seasonal flu vaccine is associated with a 19pc reduction in the rate of first heart attack and early vaccination in the ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi blames Congress for development of Maoist ideology


June 13th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, June 13 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday alleged that the Maoist ideology developed in the country due to the bad economic policies of the Congress led governments. ... Read more...

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Illegal banks a law and order problem in northeast: RBI


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Feb 22 (IANS) Banks and financial institutions without proper registrations are a "law and order problem" and both the central and state governments should take action against them, Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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RBI organises outreach programmes in northeast villages


February 21st, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Feb 21 (IANS) In an effort to touch base with people in far-flung areas, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is organising financial outreach programmes in remote villages of the country's ... Read more...

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Free condoms through PDS in Bihar to combat AIDS


December 1st, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 1 (IANS) People in Bihar will soon get free condoms at fair price shops. The distribution of free condoms will be made through PDS (public distribution system) shops in ... Read more...

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Economic Survey wants public accountability information system


July 2nd, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The government must have a public accountability information system (PAIS) with internet access that would give information about funds allocated and expenditure along with names of beneficiaries, ... Read more...

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32 million children in India don’t get early childhood care: Report


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Around 32 million children in India in the 0-6 year age group do not have access to basic education and healthcare services, says a report called "Status ... Read more...

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Obama overwhelmingly popular among Chinese people


October 23rd, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama may be leading the US presidential race against John McCain by only about 10 percent in his country, but enjoys a much ... Read more...

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AIDS train roadshow to arrive in Ahmedabad Thursday


September 24th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The seven-coach Red Ribbon Express is all set to arrive in the city's railway station Thursday to showcase an exhibition on HIV and AIDS. The train will remain ... Read more...

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Centre offers more sops to minorities ahead of polls (Lead)


September 11th, 2008 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 11 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial Lok Sabha elections scheduled for early next year, India Thursday increased the share capital of a funding agency for Muslims to Rs.8.50 billion ... Read more...

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Muslim leaders say they expected more from UPA (UPA Fifth Anniversary)


May 21st, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's coalition may be sincere but it has not done enough to better the conditions of Muslims, India's largest minority, community ... Read more...

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‘Malaysian Indians face high divorce rate, premarital pregnancies’


April 28th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 28 (IANS) High divorce rate, teen runaways, premarital pregnancies, suicide and problems of single mothers are among major problems confronting the Malaysian Indians, a woman leader says. To overcome ... Read more...

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Media becomes new platform in Nepal electioneering


April 7th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kathmandu, April 7 (DPA) On the last day of campaigning, Nepal's political parties have gone all out in a new tactic - advertising in newspapers, on radio and television and on the ... Read more...

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Centre raises share capital of NMDFC


November 14th, 2007 - 10:18 am ICT by admin
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