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Himachal to propose ‘green budget’: Dhumal


September 11th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 11 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government would be proposing a 'green budget' in the next fiscal year, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Tuesday."The 'green budget' would ... Read more...

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New Brazilian firm to oversee nuclear submarine project


August 10th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has approved a plan to set up a state-owned company to oversee production of the country's first nuclear submarine.The company, ... Read more...

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Raze illegal construction at excavated site: Court (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to remove the illegal construction at the excavation site of a purported mosque ... Read more...

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Russian adventure excites Cinquini


July 21st, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello's incoming assistant coach in the Russian national team has spoken of his excitement about the new challenge.Oreste Cinquini is abandoning the post of ... Read more...

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Tajikistan asks Russia $250 mn in rent for base


July 12th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tajikistan wants Moscow to pay at least $250 million a year for the Russian military base deployed in the Central Asian state, Kommersant business daily ... Read more...

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UN to provide $144 mn aid to Myanmar


May 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 18 (IANS) The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has offered to provide $144 million aid to Myanmar to implement a three-year project starting 2013, official media reported Friday.Projects ... Read more...

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UN chief meets Suu Kyi


May 1st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday met Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and hailed her efforts for bring democracy in the country.Ban congratulated Suu Kyi -- ... Read more...

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Iraq to help Libya in chemical weapons’ disposal


April 13th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 13 (IANS) Iraq has agreed to help Libya in getting rid of its stockpiles of chemical weapons following a request from Tripoli, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi cabinet has accepted ... Read more...

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US concerned over protests in Male


March 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 1 (IANS) The US Thursday expressed concern over the "disorderly protests" and the disruption of the opening of parliament in the Maldives by foes of new President Mohamed ... Read more...

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Use up funds for drinking water, Jairam tells Orissa


October 6th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 6 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday asked Orissa to speed up spending of funds released to it under the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP).Ramesh ... Read more...

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Government, World Bank to sign pact on rural jobs


July 15th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The government will enter into an agreement with the World Bank here July 18 for securing a soft loan worth $1 billion to fund the ... Read more...

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Kerala to host meet on money laundering


July 15th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Over 300 senior government officials from across the world are likely to attend Asian Pacific Group's 14th annual meeting on money laundering to be ... Read more...

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FAA and Mongolia sign commerce and aeronautics agreement


June 17th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday announced that it has agreed to a commerce and aeronautics cooperation with the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia.A Memorandum ... Read more...

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Ramdev plans fast against corruption


May 22nd, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Demanding a strong anti-graft Lokpal Bill and the recovery of black money parked in foreign banks, yoga guru Baba Ramdev will sit on an indefinite ... Read more...

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Ramdev to fast unto death in New Delhi against corruption


May 4th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 4 (ANI): Demanding that the black money deposited in foreign banks be brought back, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday vowed to fast unto death in New Delhi on June ... Read more...

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UAE, Maldives sign MoU on banking cooperation


December 20th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 19 (IANS/WAM) The Central Bank of the UAE and the Maldives Monetary Authority Sunday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here to boost cooperation in the banking sector.The agreement ... Read more...

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Kenya seeks India’s help in setting up SEZs


November 29th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Kenya has sought financial and technical assistance from India in setting up special economic zones (SEZs), Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya M. Scindia said ... Read more...

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Bhaichung launches Bhaichung Bhutia Football School


October 30th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India captain Bhaichung Bhutia Saturday launched a Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools youth development programme in association with former Portugal coach Carlos Quieroz.During the launch, Bhutia said the ... Read more...

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Palin warns of ‘Armageddon’, WW III if Iran obtains nuke weapons


October 13th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has warned that if Iran obtains nuclear weapons, it could "lead to Armageddon," which would eventually lead to World War III."We have ... Read more...

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ADB to provide $20 million for tourism development in Sikkim


September 9th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a loan of $20 million for the development of tourism infrastructure in Sikkim, the tourism ministry said here Thursday. "A loan ... Read more...

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1,000 armed forces personnel to be deployed during CWG


August 25th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 25 (ANI): Over a thousand armed forces personnel from specialised units are likely to be deployed for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, which kicks off on October 3."Army personnel are ... Read more...

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PAF shoots down health secretary’s ‘US controlling Jacobabad air base’ claims


August 20th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.20 (ANI): Confusion prevails over who actually controls the Shahbaz airbase in Jacobabad, as the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has rebuked the senate standing committee on health secretary's statement that ... Read more...

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India wants to share experiences with others: Patil


August 5th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India wants to share its experience and assistance with other developing nations, President Pratibha Patil said here Thursday. She was speaking at the credentials presentation ceremony for ... Read more...

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Boeing sends technical team to Mangalore


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Boeing announced Saturday that it was sending a team to India to provide technical assistance to investigators after a Boeing 737 Air India Express crashed in Mangalore ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to sign n-power pact with Russia


May 14th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 14 (IANS) Bangladesh will sign an agreement with Russia on peaceful use of nuclear technology, including the setting up of a nuclear power plant, Foreign Minister Dipu Moni has said. "On ... Read more...

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At least 7 killed as Airbus A300 cargo plane crashes near airport in northern Mexico


April 15th, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll of Tuesday's cargo plane crash near Monterrey International Airport in northern Mexico rose to seven, federal authorities said on Wednesday.The Airbus A300 belonging to ... Read more...

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India regrets cancellation of Nepal passport-making contract


April 14th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr 14 (ANI): India has expressed regret over the cancellation of a contractto supply of Machine Readable Passports (MRPs) to Nepal following Kathmandu's politically motivated decision.Issuing a statement here on Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Himalya expects Rs.120 cr revenue from canned soup biz


April 13th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Food processing firm Himalya International expects to generate Rs.120 crore revenue by 2014 from its canned soup business, which the company plans to launch in India and ... Read more...

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U.S. and Brazil announce trilateral development cooperation


March 4th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim signed on Wednesday a “Memorandum of Understanding for the Implementation of Technical Cooperation Activities in ... Read more...

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IMF least effective with advanced, emerging economies


January 20th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) International Monetary Fund's (IMF) interactions are least effective with advanced and large emerging economies, which together account for about 90 percent of global GDP, according to ... Read more...

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`We will use visit to re-engage with Africa,’ says Vice-President


January 5th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitOnboard Air India One, Jan.5 (ANI): Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Tuesday said he would use his weeklong visit to Zambia, Malawi and Bostwana to emphasize India's intent to "re-engage" ... Read more...

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Test flight of Agni-II missile tonight


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar, Nov 23 (ANI): The much-awaited test flight of the Agni-II surface-to-surface Intermediate Range Ballastic Missile will take place on Wheeler Island off the Orissa coast tonight.This is the first time ... Read more...

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Fiji suspended from the Commonwealth


September 2nd, 2009 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 2 (DPA) The Commonwealth has fully suspended the South Pacific Island of Fiji after it failed to meet a deadline to set a 2010 election date, according to a statement ... Read more...

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Orissa goes hi-tech in school education


September 1st, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) The Orissa government has linked 40 schools in the state to the Edusat network with an aim to modernising the school education. "We have connected 40 schools on ... Read more...

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Holbrooke praises Pakistan for anti-Taliban operations


August 16th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (Xinhua) US special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke has lauded Pakistan for its successful military operations against the Taliban in the country. Holbrooke said the US ... Read more...

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