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Maharashtra’s steps to protect Meghalaya migrants reviewed


August 27th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) A delegation of ministers from Meghalaya Monday reviewed the security measures put in place by the Maharashtra government to protect students and other people from the ... Read more...

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Meghalaya ministers to review situation in Karnataka, Maharashtra


August 24th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Three Meghalaya ministers Friday left for Karnataka and Maharashtra to review the situation in the states after thousands of people from the northeast left following threats ... Read more...

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Ravi takes over as science and technology minister


August 21st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Vayalar Ravi Tuesday assumed charge as minister for science & technology and assured full support to the scientists in their endeavour.The portfolio was left vacant ... Read more...

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Deshmukh dies in Chennai, mourned by leaders, Bollywood (Second Intro Roundup)


August 15th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a Chennai hospital Tuesday after prolonged illness. Leaders across the political spectrum mourned ... Read more...

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Indian flag to fly half-mast to mourn Deshmukh death


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Indian flag will fly half-mast Tuesday in the capital and in all state capitals as a mark of respect for union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, ... Read more...

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PM condoles Deshmukh’s death, calls him trusted colleague (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday condoled the death of "trusted colleague" Vilasrao Deshmukh, who passed away after prolonged illness at a Chennai hospital and ... Read more...

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Deshmukh dies in Chennai, mourned by leaders, Bollywood (Intro Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a Chennai hospital Tuesday after prolonged illness. The news led to parliament being ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa condoles Deshmukhs’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday expressed her shock and grief at the death of union science and technology minister and former chief minister of ... Read more...

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Deshmukh dies in Chennai, mourned by leaders, Bollywood (Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a Chennai hospital Tuesday after prolonged illness. The news led to parliament being ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh dies in Chennai hospital (Second Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a hospital here Tuesday after prolonged illness. He was 67.Deshmukh passed away around 2 p.m., ... Read more...

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PM condoles Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday condoled the death of "trusted colleague" Vilasrao Deshmukh, who passed away after prolonged illness at a Chennai hospital."He was ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh passes away (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died here Tuesday after a prolonged illness. He was 67.Deshmukh passed away around 2 p.m., sources at ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu governor visits Deshmukh


August 9th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah Thursday called on ailing union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh at Global Hospital here Thursday, said a hospital official."The Tamil ... Read more...

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Deshmukh remains critical (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh remains in critical condition, doctors said Wednesday.Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan met Deshmukh's family along with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit ... Read more...

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Deshmukh still critical


August 8th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, admitted to Global Hospital here, continues to be critical, a hospital official said Wednesday.The minister's family members would ... Read more...

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Deshmukh critical, family forbids health bulletin (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) The condition of union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, admitted to the Global Hospital here, continues to be critical, an official said, adding his family ... Read more...

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Chennai doctors closely monitoring Deshmukh’s condition


August 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) Doctors were closely monitoring the condition of union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh who has been admitted to the Global Hospital here with a liver ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh rushed to Chennai hospital (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh was rushed to a Chennai hospital Monday afternoon for treatment of suspected cancer, a Congress official said.The 67-year-old Deshmukh, ... Read more...

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Team Anna attacks key ministers (Third Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A day after Team Anna targeted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee, the anti-graft activists Thursday launched a tirade against several union ... Read more...

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Team Anna attacks Pawar, Krishna (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A day after Team Anna targeted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee, the anti-graft activists Thursday launched a tirade against several union ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Chavan deposes before panel for second time


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Testifying for the second time before the two-member commission probing the Adarsh housing scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan Monday blamed the then principal ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Ashok Chavan shifts blame on predecessor


June 30th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Deposing before the two-member commission investigating the Adarsh housing scam, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Saturday shifted the blame on his predecessor Vilasrao Deshmukh ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Deshmukh blames former ministers


June 27th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Reiterating that he had no role to play in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Wednesday shifted the blame on two ... Read more...

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Signed files on officials’ advice, Deshmukh tells Adarsh panel


June 26th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Appearing before the two-member commission investigating the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Tuesday said he did not check all documents that ... Read more...

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India, US to hold strategic dialogue, Iran high on agenda


June 8th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India and the US will hold their third strategic dialogue June 13 that will see the two countries expand their cooperation across the spectrum, ... Read more...

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Indian parliamentarians for a global parliament at UN


May 17th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In order to improve the democratic character of global governance, Indian parliamentarians have lent their support to a global campaign for the creation of ... Read more...

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Northeast’s fourth software technology park in Mizoram


May 6th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 6 (IANS) The central government, in association with the Mizoram government, will set up a software technology park in Mizoram to boost IT in northeast India and software ... Read more...

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India’s monsoon likely to be normal: Deshmukh (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) In what could be a breather for farmers and common people, India's monsoon is likely to be normal with 99 percent of the expected rainfall, ... Read more...

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India’s monsoon likely to be normal: Deshmukh


April 26th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) India's monsoon is likely to be normal, Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh said here Thursday.'India Meteorological Department's long range forecast for the 2012 southwest ... Read more...

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Deshmukh named in another alleged land scam


April 9th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Central Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has been named in another land scam with a fresh complaint lodged before the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau, an activist ... Read more...

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Vilasrao should resign: Maharashtra opposition


April 5th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Opposition parties in Maharashtra Thursday sought the resignation of Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh after the Supreme Court pulled him up over land allocation ... Read more...

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Ghai land allotment row: BJP says Deshmukh must quit


April 5th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sought union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's resignation following the Supreme Court's observation that land allotment to filmmaker Subhash Ghai ... Read more...

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Amrita University’s free online tution programme launched


March 27th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Kerala Education Minister P.K. Abdu Rabb Tuesday launched Amrita University's Online Gurukul - a free tution - programme here Tuesday, noting it would enhance students' employability ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Three arrested, more likely


March 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday arrested three people in connection with the Adarsh Housing Society scam, over a week after being rapped by the ... Read more...

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Congress renominates two ministers and Singhvi to Rajya Sabha


March 17th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Congress Saturday renominated Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla and party spokesperson Abhishek Manu ... Read more...

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