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Age row could have been avoided: Gen Singh (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Tuesday said he wished the controversy over his age could have been avoided.Asked what he feels over the issue, sad ... Read more...

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SBI to open new SME branches in Bengal


April 27th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Giving emphasis on more lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), public sector State Bank of India (SBI) will set up four new specialised SME ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ties have direct bearing on Kashmir: Omar


April 25th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 25 (IANS) India-Pakistan relations have direct bearing on the peace and development of Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, hoping that the bilateral dialogue process ... Read more...

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Department of IT will now be DeitY


April 18th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Department of Information Technology (DIT) has been renamed Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) to give importance to the electronics sector.The department will ... Read more...

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India justifies voting against Sri Lanka (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) India reiterated Saturday that it did the right thing by voting for a US resolution at the UN Human Rights Council that asked Sri ... Read more...

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India justifies vote against Sri Lanka


March 24th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Even as Sri Lanka blew hot and cold, India Saturday justified its vote against Colombo in Geneva over allegations of human rights abuses in ... Read more...

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India-ASEAN trade to reach $80 bn: Official


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Giving more thrust to trade with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), India is expecting to clock $75-80 billion trade with the ten-nation bloc at ... Read more...

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Internal efficiency crucial for rail modernisation: CPI-M


March 14th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) It was not possible to modernise Indian Railways unless steps were taken to improve internal efficiency and increase the load factor, Communist Party of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court gives nod to interlinking rivers (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday gave its nod for implementing the ambitious project to interlink India's rivers, saying it was in the national interest. It also ... Read more...

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Supreme Court nod on river interlinking


February 27th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday gave the green signal for implementing the ambitious project to interlink India's rivers, saying it was in national interest.An apex court ... Read more...

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Best Western to set up 66 hotels in India


January 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) US hotel chain Best Western International is planning to invest Rs.1,600 crore ($301 million) to open 66 new hotels, including 20 five-star ones, spread across ... Read more...

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Kuknoor says no movie on Telengana issue right now


December 14th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Acclaimed Hyderabadi filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, known for his creations based on social issues, Wednesday said he has no plans to make a movie on Telengana."It ... Read more...

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Sabyasachi Patra is new MAIT executive director


December 6th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Hardware manufacturers' association for information technology (MAIT) Tuesday appointed Sabyasachi Patra as its executive director.Patra succeeds Ashwini Aggarwal. He will help the association in implementing ... Read more...

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Government rejects Azim Premji’s criticism


November 1st, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The government Tuesday rejected Wipro chairman Azim Premji's criticism that there was "complete absence of decision making", and said the comment "does not ... Read more...

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Huawei launches enterprise business unit in India


September 28th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) China-based telecom equipment manufacturer Huawei Wednesday launched its enterprise business unit to provide business solutions in India. The unit will employ 400 people by the ... Read more...

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New tool can ensure better safety on planes


September 13th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Researchers have developed an instrument for fine tuning an airplane's digital flight-data recorder or "black box" so that it can pre-empt crashes and ensure greater safety ... Read more...

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Split CEO, chairman posts in banks: RBI governor


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The posts of chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of public sector banks should be bifurcated to ensure effective checks and balances, Reserve Bank of India ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu gives big push to solar power


August 4th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government plans to give a big thrust to solar power with its plans to energise street lights and houses with power from the ... Read more...

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Key remarks by Pranab Mukherjee


July 27th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the thrust of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's media interaction Wednesday:* We have finalised some important legislations* Reforms process on track* We have signed 16 agreements to ... Read more...

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West Bengal to set up IT hubs in all districts


July 26th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday reiterated its position on giving more thrust to the information technology (IT) industry and said it will provide support to small ... Read more...

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Pietersen will be England’s X-factor, feel Vaughan and Warne


July 16th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan and Australian spin legend Shane Warne feel that maverick all-rounder Kevin Pietersen will be England's x-factor in the forthcoming Test series ... Read more...

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New technology to make tax payments easier: Pranab


July 15th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The income tax department is upgrading its technology and introducing new ones with focus on electronic filing aimed at making tax payments easier, Finance ... Read more...

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Tax evaders need to brought to justice: President


July 15th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Emphasising on the need for mutual cooperation between countries to track down tax evaders, President Pratibha Patil Friday said her government would take strict ... Read more...

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Plan panel meeting on eastern region begins in Patna


May 30th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 30 (IANS) A Planning Commission meeting for eastern region to discuss the approach paper for the next five-year plan began in the Bihar capital Monday, officials said."The ... Read more...

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Mamata pushes for better implementation of welfare schemes


May 24th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday met officials and discussed issues linked to development, the public distribution system and law and order, and directed ... Read more...

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Rs.140 crore for 10 new driving schools in India


May 21st, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Ten driving training schools will be set up with an investment of Rs.140 crore by March 2012, the ministry of road transport and highways said ... Read more...

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Rana jury selection faces bias against Muslims


May 18th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 18 (IANS) From a tooth and shoulder pain to displaying a clear bias in favour of the government, there was a diversity of reasons why some 20 potential ... Read more...

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Syndicate Bank quarterly net up 72 percent


May 12th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 12 (IANS) State-run Syndicate Bank Thursday reported net profit of Rs.289 crore for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010-11, registering a whopping 72 percent increase year-on-year (YoY) from ... Read more...

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Coal India gets 27 proposals for imported coal


April 27th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Coal India Limited (CIL) has received 27 proposals from 16 companies for getting imported coal at discounted prices, a top company official has said."We sought proposals ... Read more...

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World’s most powerful rocket to blast off in 2013


April 6th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s most powerful rocket is expected to blast into space by late 2013. The rocket, Falcon 9-Heavy, has twice the capacity of its predecessor.The rocket ... Read more...

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Bihar eyes major IT development


April 4th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 4 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to constitute a Bihar Information Technology Authority (BITA) to develop and expand the IT sector in the state to attract investment.The ... Read more...

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Wasnik expresses concern over low conviction rate for cases of atrocities against SC/STs


March 26th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister, Mukul Wasnik, has expressed concern over low conviction rate for cases of atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Tribes (SC/STs).Speaking here today ... Read more...

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Japan moved by 2.4 metres due to quake: US Geological Survey


March 13th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 13 (ANI): Japan's biggest recorded earthquake appears to have moved the island by about 2.4 metres, according to the US Geological Survey."That's a reasonable number. Eight feet, that's certainly ... Read more...

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Afridi takes five, Pakistan crush Kenya by 205 runs


February 23rd, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hambantota (Sri Lanka), Feb 23 (IANS) Captain Shahid Afridi took five wickets as Pakistan crushed Kenya by 205 runs in a World Cup Group A match at the Mahinda Rajapakse International Cricket ... Read more...

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Bihar’s development result of sustained initiatives, investments: Nitish Kumar


February 13th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Feb 13 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said the development in the state is the result of sustained initiatives and investments.Addressing a function organised by Bihar Social Welfare ... Read more...

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